Dementia with Lewy bodies
Researchers will analyse data from large studies to explore whether risk factors for heart disease in early life will impact brain health.
Researchers at UCL are making a new sensor which can detect a marker of brain diseases in the blood,
In a world-first, researchers at Newcastle University have found that the brains of infants who sadly passed away with an extremely rare genetic condition, Krabbe disease, have similar changes to those seen in two age-related brain diseases, dementia with Lewy bodies and Parkinson’s disease.
This project will look at the current evidence around the benefits and risks of sport. It will involve consultation with stakeholders in research, clinicians and sporting bodies to help define any future research priorities in this space.
Researchers from Northumbria University are using a non-invasive technique to compare sleep patterns of people with and without dementia with Lewy bodies
Researchers at Newcastle University will use donated brain tissue from people with dementia with Lewy bodies to study how different proteins interact to affect symptoms of the disease.
Early career dementia researcher, Dr Lauren Walker at Newcastle University has received a £210,000 funding boost from Alzheimer’s Research UK.
The recent release of the documentary ‘Robin’s Wish’ shows that dementia can affect people in many ways. Sometimes more physically than the memory and thinking changes many often associate with dementia. One type that affects people differently is dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), a condition that Oscar-winning actor Robin Williams lived with for many years.
New research published in the scientific journal, Environmental Research, links air pollution to brain changes associated with diseases like Alzheimer’s. What our expert said: Dr Susan Kohlhaas, Director of Research from Alzheimer’s Research UK, said: “Air pollution is linked to many adverse health conditions and a growing body of evidence suggests this includes our risk…
Dementia researchers from the University of Cambridge are inviting the public to join a free online event on Tuesday 4 August, to hear about progress being made in dementia research. Experts from the University of Cambridge will provide new insights into identifying the very earliest stages of dementia with Lewy bodies. The free online event…