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Posted on 21 Sep

Edinburgh scientists secure £680k boost from UK’s leading dementia research charity

Scientists in Edinburgh have received a £680,000 funding boost from Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity. The announcement of new funding comes on World Alzheimer’s Day and as Alzheimer’s Research UK pledges to commit a further £250 million to dementia research by 2025. Dementia is an umbrella term used to describe a […]

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Posted on 21 Sep

Leading charity gives £50K funding boost for dementia research in Newcastle

Dementia researchers at Newcastle University have received a £50,000 funding boost from Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity. This funding comes on World Alzheimer’s Day, and as Alzheimer’s Research UK has pledged to commit a further £250 million to dementia research by 2025. Dementia currently affects 850,000 people in the UK and […]

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Posted on 21 Sep

Manchester dementia researchers awarded £200,000 funding boost

Scientists at the University of Manchester are set to benefit from over £200,000 of new funding from Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity. This new funding announcement comes on World Alzheimer’s Day, and as Alzheimer’s Research UK pledges to commit a further £250 million to dementia research by 2025. Dementia affects over […]

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Posted on 21 Sep

Southampton gets £125k dementia research funding boost

Scientists at the University of Southampton are set to benefit from a £125,000 funding boost from Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity. This new funding announcement comes on World Alzheimer’s Day, and as Alzheimer’s Research UK pledges to commit a further £250 million to dementia research by 2025. Dementia affects over 850,000 […]

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Posted on 21 Sep

Leading UK charity gives leg up for Oxford dementia research

Scientists at the University of Oxford have received a £40,000 funding boost from Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity. This World Alzheimer’s Day, Alzheimer’s Research UK are launching a new campaign and pledging to support a further £250m of research by 2025 to make breakthroughs possible. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common […]

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Posted on 21 Sep

Sheffield gets £250,000 in dementia research funding

Scientists at the University of Sheffield have received a £250,000 funding boost from Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity. The announcement comes on World Alzheimer’s Day, and as Alzheimer’s Research UK has pledged to commit a further £250 million to dementia research by 2025. Dementia affects 850,000 people in the UK alone, […]

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Posted on 20 Sep

UK study insights provide hope in search for Alzheimer’s drugs

A team of researchers from King’s College London and the Autonomous University of Madrid have revealed new insights into a molecular process in the brain that gets stuck in a vicious cycle during Alzheimer’s disease. The findings, based on research in mice, suggest that targeting this process could be a promising avenue in the search […]

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Posted on 20 Sep

Make Breakthroughs Possible: Leading dementia charity in landmark £250m research pledge

The UK’s leading dementia research charity Alzheimer’s Research UK has today pledged to commit a landmark £250m to dementia research by 2025, calling on the public to stand with them to make this ambition possible. The announcement comes ahead of World Alzheimer’s Day (21 September) as the charity launches a thought-provoking new campaign and awareness […]

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Posted on 20 Sep

Funding boost for Cambridge dementia research from leading local charity

Leading scientists at the University of Cambridge are set to benefit from a £540,000 funding boost from Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity. The new funding comes ahead of World Alzheimer’s Day, and as Cambridgeshire-based Alzheimer’s Research UK pledges to commit a further £250 million to dementia research by 2025 with the […]

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Posted on 18 Sep

Research in London links air pollution to dementia risk

BMJ Open: Are noise and air pollution related to the incidence of dementia? A cohort study in London, England Researchers in the UK have found that increased levels of air pollution, including high levels of nitrogen dioxide and microscopic atmospheric particles called particulates, are associated with an increased risk of dementia. The findings have been […]

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