Biography & Research:
A/Prof Nagaendran Kandiah is a senior consultant neurologist with the National Neuroscience Institute (NNI), Singapore and Associate Professor with the Duke-NUS Medical School, SIngapore. He is also the director of the NNI Dementia Programme. He holds a Clinician Scientist position with the National Medical Research Council of Singapore. His research interest includes Mild Cognitive Impairment, Role of Cerebrovascular disease in Alzheimer’s dementia, Parkinson’s disease dementia and Frontotemporal Dementia. He holds several national grants investigating these research areas with a focus on neuropsychology, MRI, functional MRI and cerebrospinal fluid studies. He is also the chairman of the Neurocognitive and Research Training Consortium of Southeast Asia (NRTC-SEA). He has a special interest in Young Onset Dementia leads the Singapore Young Onset Dementia Cohort Study (SYNC).