New grant partnership: University of South Australia

logo_unisa_rgb-blueIn February 2017 the Fay Fuller Foundation were thrilled to enter into a new partnership with Dr Gabrielle Todd at the University of South Australia to continue her research on the long-term effects of methamphetamine use.

The use of methamphetamine in South Australia has doubled in the past four years and research has revealed a concerning similarity between the brains of young methamphetamine users and older people who have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

The Foundation’s investment of over $230,000 will allow Dr Todd and her team to not only measure the changes in movement that occur as a result of methamphetamine use, but also create new evidence-based health messaging aimed at young people.

Read the full media release here.