As a champion for Alzheimer’s Research UK, I was delighted to have the opportunity to attend their annual conference last week amidst the dreaming spires of Oxford.
We needed to buy a little time until we could secure more funding. So I applied for an Emergency Support Grant from Alzheimer’s Research UK.
It may not be tomorrow, but I look forward to the day soon when we can comment on a real breakthrough treatment – one that can truly make a difference.
Why would we need to diagnose the disease before those symptoms appeared? The answer lies in the search for new treatments.
It’s been an exciting week for dementia. Like buses, you wait ages for exciting announcements from Government and then three come along at once!
Dr Laura Phipps open the doors on dementia research to explain what our scientists are working on in the laboratory.
George Freeman MP blogs about the pioneering new dementia research in the UK, and the new way of thinking required for dementia healthcare.
Around 2,400 people have signed up to Brains for Dementia Research since it started in 2007 – could you join them? Find out more.
Last night, in a post-G8 interview on the One Show, David Cameron told us to “back a boffin”. Well, that was the gist in any case.