Action on Hearing Loss have teamed up with Alzheimer’s Research UK to research the link between hearing loss and demenita.
Dementia researcher, Dr Alfonso De Simone will look to better understand the shape and structure of tiny clumps of amyloid during Alzheimer’s disease.
Race Against Dementia Dyson Fellow, Dr Claire Durrant is investigating the role of tau during diseases that cause dementia, like Alzheimer’s.
Researchers in Southampton are homing in on a particular area of the brain, the locus coeruleus, to understand the role it plays in the development of Alzheimer’s disease.
Researchers are investigating how abnormal tau proteins, a key hallmark of Alzheimer’s, spread through the brain.
Researchers in Exeter are investigating how changes in the activity of genes can affect Alzheimer’s progression
Researchers at the University of Exeter will develop a method to study different cells in the brain and measure the effect genetic ‘switches’ may have on Alzheimer’s disease
Researchers will work with people who have early Alzheimer’s disease see if two drugs that boost noradrenaline will improve memory and concentration.
This pioneering project sees Dr Scott Miners, from the University of Bristol, investigate specific changes to blood flow in the brain during Alzheimer’s.
Use information from the Brains for Dementia Research Programme to find out which disease combinations lead to a more rapid decline of memory and thinking skills.