Our research projects
What dementia means for ethnic minorities in the UK
Baber Malik blogs about the effects dementia has on ethnic minorities in the UK.
Amyloid and tau; partners in crime
It has been widely accepted that the build-up of a protein called amyloid into plaques is the key culprit in Alzheimer’s, but this is now being questioned.
Research round-up: AAIC Day Three
A round-up of the important discussions on day three at AAIC 2014.
10,000 times smaller than a pinhead
Dr Claire Michel from Cambridge University blogs about her Alzheimer’s Research UK funded project, using their ‘super-resolution’ laser microscope.
Every promising research project counts
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.
What’s the point of a blood test for Alzheimer’s?
Why would we need to diagnose the disease before those symptoms appeared? The answer lies in the search for new treatments.
What happens in a dementia laboratory?
Dr Laura Phipps open the doors on dementia research to explain what our scientists are working on in the laboratory.
Cracking the tau challenge
Our scientists are working on four new projects using stem cells to advance research into new treatments aimed at a hallmark dementia protein, tau.
Would you donate your brain to help research?
Around 2,400 people have signed up to Brains for Dementia Research since it started in 2007 – could you join them? Find out more.
What difference can you make to dementia research?
Dr Laura Phipps blogs on how you can help with the research effort in dementia.