Dogs Help WIth Possible Cure For Dementia! - The Brain & Mind Institute
November 6, 2016•7 min
Timmy - a 13 year old Spaniel is the unlikely symbol of hope for Dementia sufferers around the world after receiving a unique form of stem cell therapy which appears to have restored his memory…and in so doing… saved his life!
In this podcast you'll hear Timmy's 'dad' Tony Leeder-Smith explain how Timmy behaved at home before treatment.
Assoc. Prof. Michael Valenzuela from the Brain & Mind Institute reveals how the stem-cell therapy works and Dementia Trial Co-ordinator Dr Sarah Toole outlines the process of determining whether the therapy has worked using a sand maze!
You can also watch the video version of this story to see the 'classic' signs of CCD in dogs. http://bit.ly/1NUeyNm