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Yorkshire scientists are inviting the public to a free meeting in Bradford on 10 December, to discuss current dementia research. The meeting will include a series of talks from experts, sharing the latest research developments towards treatments for dementia. The meeting is organised by the Alzheimer’s Research UK Yorkshire Research Network, a community of scientists […]
Alison Carter, 51, from Newnham in Kent, and her mum Leslie Fenn, 77, from nearby Borden, have been made Champions of Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity. This accolade recognises their exceptional support as spokespeople to help raise awareness of the charity and the vital need for dementia research. Alison’s dad, John […]
Teams from engineering firm Dyson pulled on their football boots at the weekend for an exhausting eight-hour challenge to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity. The football marathon, which took place in Cirencester on Saturday 21 November, was one of a series of events being organised by Dyson people […]
A research team at Cardiff University has been awarded almost £170,000 for a pioneering project to understand the biology of Alzheimer’s disease. The study, funded by the charity Alzheimer’s Research UK, gets underway this month aiming to reveal key insights into the devastating disease, which could direct the development of new treatments. Alzheimer’s disease is […]
Alzheimer’s Research UK has welcomed a plan to fund a Dementia Research Institute in the UK, announced by Prime Minister David Cameron. Up to £150m is to be made available for the project, which is to be led by the Medical Research Council (MRC). The new Institute will aim to develop new diagnostic tests for […]
Alzheimer’s Research UK has created a website called ‘Dementia Explained’ to help young people better understand dementia as a new poll reveals that nearly three in ten parents in the UK say their children aged 18 and under have felt the impact of the condition. The website, www.dementiaexplained.org , provides child-friendly dementia information focusing on […]
A UK study has found that people with dementia who live in more deprived areas of England are less likely to be prescribed anti-dementia treatments than those in wealthier areas.
Oxfordshire Freemasons have presented a grant of £100,000 to Alzheimer’s Research UK to help them fund pioneering research into new tools for dementia diagnosis. Alzheimer’s is the leading cause of dementia in the UK, with half a million people living with the disease. However, the early stages of memory loss can often be attributed to […]
Teams from engineering firm Dyson will pull on their football boots this week for an exhausting eight-hour challenge to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity. The football marathon, which takes place in Cirencester on Saturday 21 November, is one of a series of events being organised by Dyson people […]
Two fundraisers from AXA’s Birmingham and Lytham offices have helped raise an enormous £12,000 for Alzheimer’s Research UK, after organising a series of events for the leading insurance firm’s charity partner. Katie Glover, Regional Development Manager at AXA Commercial Lines and Personal Intermediary’s Birmingham office, and Lorna Stones, IT Solutions Analyst based in Lytham, scaled […]