Dr George Razay

Leading researcher in Dementia and Alzheimer's disease

TASNomineeAustralian of the Year2021

Dr George Razay is a world-leading researcher in the treatment and diagnosis of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.

In 1998, George established the Launceston Memory Disorders Clinic and the Dementia Research Centre. His research formulated the Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus process for diagnosing and treating a form of dementia, which is now used around the world.

George’s groundbreaking research improves the quality of life for patients with dementia and Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus, helping them to return to old hobbies, be cured of incontinence, and walk without a frame. His publications are now used as core literature at multiple research centres in the medical field.

George is dedicated to sharing his knowledge and regularly presents his personal and professional findings. He also provides his research to doctors' clinics for free, making it easier for them to diagnose forms of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. He is a Clifford Craig-funded researcher in recognition of the way he is transforming patients’ lives.