Our Grant Review Board ensure that we only fund the best research that will take us closer to effective diagnostics, preventions and treatments for dementia.
Dr Alexander Gerhard
Dr Gerhard is a clinician based at the University of Manchester. He wants to understand the correlation between clinical symptoms and other aspects of neurodegenerative disease, particularly inflammation.
Prof David Brooks
David Brooks is a Professor of PET Clinical Science based at Newcastle upon Tyne University and visiting Professor of Neurology at Imperial College London. He wants to develop better brain imaging tools to help diagnose dementia.
Dr John-Paul Taylor
Dr Taylor is a clinician based at Newcastle University. He is interested in mechanisms causing cognitive changes in neurodegenerative diseases as well as developing new biomarkers.
Dr Katie Lunnon
Dr Lunnon is based at the University of Exeter. Her work focuses on the genetics underpinning dementia. She uses computational techniques to better understand complex genetic interactions. Dr Lunnon co-chairs the Alzheimer’s Research UK South West Research Network.