From our Scientific Advisory Board to our PhD students, our scientists are at the forefront of our work. Their groundbreaking research is making real progress, expanding our knowledge and bringing us closer to our goal of defeating dementia.
Prof Julie Williams is our Chief Scientific Adviser. Her findings, identifying new Alzheimer’s risk genes, have been hailed as one of the most significant breakthroughs in recent times.
Professor Simon Lovestone, of King’s College London, is leading a Major Project that aims to find a simple blood test to diagnose Alzheimer’s.
Professor Nick Fox, lends his expertise as a member of our Scientific Advisory Board. His own research focuses on using brain scans to detect early changes in Alzheimer’s.
Prof Kevin Morgan leads a project into the use of biomarkers to better detect Alzheimer’s disease. He also gives his expertise to our Scientific Advisory Board.
Dr Sebastian Crutch is a leading expert on rare forms of dementia. His research is directed at improving our understanding of different types of the condition.
Kirsty Muirhead studied for her PhD with support from an Alzheimer's Research UK Scholarship. Her work concentrated on a crucial enzyme that helps the brain cells produce energy.