Dr Camilla Hoyos

Institute: University of Sydney
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Current Project

Colchicine and cognition in coronary artery disease.

Cardiovascular disease is the earliest and strongest pathological marker for dementia, contributing to 30-50% of the risk.

Oxidative stress and inflammation are thought to be key pathways by which cardiovascular disease may cause dementia.

Previous intervention trials treating traditional risk factors such as blood pressure, have targeted only older people (aged <70 years); arguably missing the…

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