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Cambridgeshire-based charity, Alzheimer’s Research UK, has been recognised as one of the Best Companies to Work for in the East of England. The charity, with its head office in Great Abington, was placed 49 on the list of 75 organisations, created by Best Companies. This comes just weeks after Alzheimer’s Research UK was named as…
The UK’s leading dementia research charity Alzheimer’s Research UK has today (11 February) launched a global initiative to revolutionise the early detection of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s. The project will harness and analyse a wealth of digital data to develop signatures of disease – or “fingerprints” – that can be then detected using wearable technologies,…
Alzheimer’s Research UK has launched an ambitious spending plan for the government’s ‘Dementia Moonshot’ funding pledge – with the charity outlining six priority research areas that must receive investment, if we are to find a life-changing treatment. Following the Conservatives’ election promise to double government funding for dementia research to over £160 million a year,…
Today (Tuesday 22 October) the pharmaceutical company Biogen announced they plan to file for US marketing approval of the potential Alzheimer’s drug, aducanumab. Aducanumab is an antibody designed to target amyloid, a protein that builds up in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s at an early stage in the disease process. Biogen originally halted Phase…
Vascular dementia explained
by Ellen McIntosh on 2nd April 2020
The word ‘dementia’ is used to describe the symptoms people experience when their brain […]
Research finds a way – our virtual conference showed it is possible.
by Ed Pinches on 30th March 2020
Scientific conferences are events where world experts and budding early-career scientists gather […]
Positive lifestyle changes to help reduce the risk of developing dementia
by Theo Axford on 25th March 2020
This blog post has been cross-posted from the Garmin Blog page. We’re thrilled to announce […]