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 the University of Dundee are investigating how toxic protein clumps form in mice and their role in multiple neurodegenerative diseases
Studying chemicals passed between nerve cells could shed light on how nerve cell function is different in people with dementia
Researchers at the University of Reading will investigate how the tau protein changes brain function and affects memory
Researchers at the University of Sheffield will study which genes are switched on and off in aging flies with toxic protein clumps in the brain
Researchers are investigating whether enhancing sleep can slow the build-up of a key Alzheimer’s protein
All of us at Alzheimer’s Research UK have been deeply saddened to learn about the death of our friend and colleague Professor Stuart Pickering-Brown.
Funding worth £15,000, will allow researchers at the University of Sheffield to investigate genetic changes linked to frontotemporal dementia (FTD).
Researchers at King’s College London are investigating how the protein TDP-43 is involved in frontotemporal dementia
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…