Upcoming Courses

Cognitive Decline

Multi-system approach to a 21st
century complex problem

This online course has been designed to analyse and apply the volume of information related to cognitive decline in a structured fashion. The implementation and incorporation of these clinical and investigative techniques will be covered extensively in this course.

Recognition, identification, treatment and prevention of Cognitive Decline. During this course, delegates from all disciplines will learn, as part of the Collaborative Care Team, to implement a comprehensive multi-modality treatment strategy using a Functional Medicine and Systems Biology approach. Delegates will learn to evaluate patients, classify them based on the underlying causes of their dysfunction, and then apply a multi-dimensional protocol to individualize treatment for each patient. This integrative approach has demonstrated to arrest Cognitive Decline, and even reverse it


The Program includes

  • Basic principles and foundations of approach to Cognitive Decline (CD) including basic classification of types
  • Infections relevant to Cognitive Decline
  • Diagnostics, functional imaging, mental Cognitive Decline testing
  • Laboratories suggested for CD, including conventional labs and functional lab tests
  • Genetics
  • Nutritional and lifestyle approaches to Cognitive Decline
  • Therapeutics in Cognitive Decline
  • Hormones and Cognitive Decline and memory improvement/ trophic support
  • Toxicity states, metals, mould and detoxification strategies
  • Mitochondrial health and microbiome health and the gut brain connection


About the instructor: 

Dr Golding is chief medical advisor in private practice in Johannesburg, South Africa, practicing Integrative and Functional Medicine, combining natural medicines, nutraceuticals, bio-identical hormones, intravenous treatments, allopathic medicine, and other medical biotechnologies to enhance the health of his clients.

He established the Golding Institute: www.goldinginstitute.com for the purpose of training and educating medical practitioners in Functional, Preventative, Anti-Aging, and Integrative Medicine, equipping them with expert knowledge, tools and resources to practice personalized lifestyle medicine, making this modality the standard practice of medicine. He has recently completed the Reversing Cognitive Decline: Advanced Clinical Training in Treating MCI and Early Alzheimer’s Disease, a collaboration between the Institute of Functional Medicine and MPI Cognition, an initiative founded by Dale Bredesen, MD.

Credentials: MBChC (Cum Laude, Pretoria)/ FCP(SA) Specialist Physician/Internist/ ABAARM: Board Certified Anti-Aging Physician/American Board of Anti-Aging Physician and Regenerative Medicine/ FAARFM: Advanced Fellowship in Anti-Aging/ Regenerative and Functional Medicine/ FICT:  Fellowship in Integrative Cancer Therapies/ ACAM: Certified Chelation Therapist/ MS USF: Masters in Medical Sciences University of South Florida Magna Cu Laude? NUGO (European Nutrigenomics Organization): Full Certification in Nutrigenomics/ Proteomics, Metabolomics? FAIM: Board of directors chairman/ AAAM Diplomate in Aesthetics Medicine / Faculty Member AAAM (American Academy of Aesthetics Medicine): International Lecturer


CPD Accreditation : 21 SAMA, 21 AHPCSA

Cost: R8500 (online)

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Please Note: Applicants must be a graduate of an accredited medical, nutritional, osteopathic, chiropractic, nursing, naturopathic, homeopathic, dietetic, acupuncture, pharmacy, physiotherapy, nutritional therapy or other program.