Early-onset Alzheimer’s disease
The festive season can be a wonderful time to share food, exchange presents and spend quality moments with your loved ones. But Christmas can have so much more meaning when we choose to give something back to a cause close to our hearts. We know that if nothing changes, 1 in 2 people will have…
What to lookout for if you’re worried about your loved ones and dementia this Christmas: Dr Tim Rittman explains the early signs and what to do next.
This week, we published our Annual Report for the 2022/23 financial year, and I couldn’t be more excited to reflect on such a momentous year for progress, both in dementia research and at Alzheimer’s Research UK.
TV presenter and Alzheimer’s Research UK supporter Fiona Phillips has been diagnosed with young onset Alzheimer’s disease.
Researchers will analyse data from large-scale studies and databases to understand the link between wellbeing and brain function decline in dementia.
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.
Dr Steven Quinn at the University of York will use a state-of-the-art microscope to look at the interactions between proteins involved in Alzheimer’s, which will paint a clearer picture of how the disease progresses
Prof Nick Fox and Prof Jon Schott are studying brain scans to investigate changes in the brain over time in a longitudinal amyloid-PET/MRI study of the 1946 birth cohort.
Researchers at University College London seek to identify changes just under the surface of the brain that could indicate the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease
Researchers at the University College London are developing a pilot trial to ensure people with hearing loss and mild cognitive dementia start and continue to use hearing aids. They will follow-up to evaluate its effectiveness in reducing the risk of dementia.