Our research projects
At the Alzheimer’s Research UK Conference 2016 in Manchester this week we’ve been hearing about some of the latest emerging research from across the UK.
Today, we heard from two researchers exploring the relationship between nerve cells and blood vessels – and what can go wrong in dementia.
This week sees Manchester play host to the Alzheimer’s Research UK Conference 2016.
International Women in STEM day (11 Feb) is an international celebration of the work and achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).
It’s that time of year again where we all start to think about what we can do to be better people. I’ve gone for the classics; I’m going to start at the gym, sort my diet out, and sign up to help make breakthroughs possible!
We’re coming towards the end of another busy year here at Alzheimer’s Research UK. While 2016 looks to hold great promise in the search for new ways to improve the lives of people with dementia, we wanted to reflect on the progress we’ve made during 2015.
Today, we’ve announced the drug discovery experts who will lead the Drug Discovery Alliance.
Dr Lizzie Glennon is an Alzheimer’s Research UK-funded scientist currently based at King’s College London, where she studies how proteins are transported around brain cells, and how this might go wrong in Alzheimer’s disease.
Dr Fiona Marshall is a neuroscientist working on treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and other conditions. Dr Marshall also volunteers as an Alzheimer’s Research UK Trustee, lending her expertise and passion for dementia research to help support the work of the charity.
In dementia, we know that what is good for the heart is good for the head and that keeping blood vessels healthy can help protect the brain and lower dementia risk.