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Terry Pratchett: “I am the only person suffering from Pratchett’s posterior cortical atrophy”

Relevance: 100%      Posted on: 17th September 2013

Celebrated fantasy writer launches new blog on dementia and science

Posterior cortical atrophy

Relevance: 63%      Posted on: 5th July 2017

Posterior cortical atrophy (PCA) is a rare form of dementia that usually begins by affecting a person’s vision. It is also known as Benson’s syndrome.

Posterior cortical atrophy animation

Relevance: 63%      Posted on: 7th March 2018

Filmmaker Simon Ball created a unique animation depicting the difficulties people living with posterior cortical atrophy can face.

Support for people affected by dementia

Relevance: 38%      Posted on: 21st January 2015

There is support for everyone affected by dementia, including carers.

Our progress

Relevance: 38%      Posted on: 21st January 2015

Since we funded our first research project in 1998, our researchers have been making huge advances in understanding the diseases that cause dementia.


Relevance: 38%      Posted on: 21st January 2015

Although often thought of as a disease of older people, around 5% of people with Alzheimer’s disease are under 65. This is called early-onset or young-onset Alzheimer’s. It usually affects people in their 40s, 50s and early 60s. If you are worried about yourself or someone else who is showing…

Alzheimer’s Research UK to benefit from Suffolk author’s latest children’s book

Relevance: 38%      Posted on: 21st September 2015

An established author, from Lowestoft in Suffolk, has published a children’s book and all proceeds from book sales will be donated to Alzheimer’s Research UK. With more than 30 years’ experience working in the care sector Suzan Collins has met many people dealing with dementia, which has motivated her to…

Scientist lands £329k funding boost from dementia research charity

Relevance: 38%      Posted on: 7th October 2010

Scientists in London are beginning an important study to shed new light on the workings of a rare form of Alzheimer’s disease, made possible by a major grant from the Alzheimer’s Research Trust, the UK’s leading dementia research charity.

Eye tracking technology boost for rare form of Alzheimer’s

Relevance: 38%      Posted on: 22nd September 2011

Alzheimer's Research UK award vital grant to London scientists

Cheshire fundraiser with rare form of Alzheimer’s to run half marathon

Relevance: 38%      Posted on: 23rd December 2014

A Cheshire fundraiser with a rare form of Alzheimer’s that causes visual problems will run a half marathon on Sunday 18 January to boost funds for Alzheimer’s Research UK.

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