A £5M project led by Alzheimer’s Research UK, the Alzheimer’s Society and the National Institute of Health and Care Research could lead to blood tests for Alzheimer’s on the NHS within five years.
Scientists from Imperial College London and the University of Surrey have successfully trialled a new form of deep brain stimulation, which could in the future help improve symptoms of memory loss for people with Alzheimer’s.
Biotech founded on charity science raises £48 million to develop next-generation dementia treatments
AstronauTx, working with the UCL DDI, has received funding to develop more treatments for dementia causing diseases like Alzheimer’s
New research sheds light on the mechanisms behind FTD, which could help to find new treatments.
Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, has funded two researchers from Cardiff University to carry out projects aimed at finding new treatments for Alzheimer’s disease.
Holding on to what matters and risking a lot to do so – what do people want from new dementia treatments?
There has never been a more pressing need to understand what outcomes people want from new dementia treatments, and the level of risk they’d be willing to take in order to benefit from such drugs.
Alison Littleford’s husband Frank was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2020. To coincide with the launch of our latest Connections film featuring their story and our Change The Ending campaign, Alison shares her thoughts on how Frank’s Alzheimer’s impacts their lives.
Researchers at the University of Southampton are investigating if light patterns reflected from spinal fluid could be used to diagnose Alzheimer’s.
Researchers from the University of Manchester are comparing newly developed imaging techniques to detect blood vessel wall damage in early Alzheimer’s disease.
Researchers from the University of Bristol are using innovative techniques to visualise the distribution of a key protein responsible for regulating blood pressure in the brain.