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UCalgary researcher hopes to drive change for people with dementia
April 19, 2023
Dr. Sayeh Bayat is looking to find ways to help dementia patients more accurately determine their driving capabilities to help find the balance between maintaining safety and preserving individual independence.
Calgary researcher hoping to drive change for people with dementia
April 4, 2023
Our newly launched research project was featured on the Global News Calgary. This project is funded by the Alzheimer's Association and Brain Canada Foundation.
Dr. Sayeh Bayat: Understanding the relationship between older adults and their environments
April 4, 2022
AGE-WELL News interviewed Dr. Bayat about her research on understanding the relationship between older adults and their environments.
What Your Driving Says About Your Risk of Dementia
Sep 4, 2021
An article by David Cox in The Telegraph, which focuses on novel ways of detecting early signs of Alzheimer's, features our work on preclinical Alzheimer disease and everyday driving behaviours.
Driving Habits May Help Identify Preclinical Alzheimer Disease
Sep 2, 2021
A Psychiatry Advisor article by Heather R. Johnson features our 2021 Alzheimer's Research & Therapy article titled "GPS driving: a digital biomarker for preclinical Alzheimer disease".
Seeking Early Signals of Dementia in Driving and Credit Scores
Aug 23, 2021
An article by Paula Span in The New York Times features our work on predicting preclinical Alzheimer disease from everyday driving behaviours.
Driving Patterns Pinpoint Early Alzheimer's Disease
July 30, 2021
MedPage Today's coverage of the AAIC 2021 conference spotlights Dr. Bayat's presentation on how subtle shifts in on-road behaviour may be used to establish GPS-based biomarkers for Alzheimer disease.
How your driving might reveal early signs of Alzheimer's
July 13, 2021
The BBC News article by Chris Baraniuk features our paper published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Research & Therapy on driving and preclinical Alzheimer disease.