Dementia Research Centre The UCL Dementia Research Centre is a hub for patient-centred research into dementias. As well as clinical studies and trials in Alzheimer’s disease and other common causes of dementia, we have particular expertise in young-onset, inherited and unusual dementias. Our work focuses on identifying and understanding the disease processes that cause dementia, the factors.
The unique expertise at the UK DRI at Edinburgh take a holistic approach to tackling dementia, elucidating the interactions within and between the brain vasculature, neurons, macroglia and microglia which are thought to play a major part in the trajectory of neurodegenerative disorders. The centre’s newest Group Leader Dr Blanca Diaz-Castro, discusses her role in this strategy, the expertise.
Research Team. The multi-disciplinary research team undertakes policy and practice relevant social scientific research, working collaboratively with other disciplines across the University, nationally and internationally. It includes doctors, nurses, pharmacists, psychologists, economists, social workers, social scientists, musicians, carers and people with dementia.
We are dedicated to defeating dementia through research. Learn more about Alzheimer's Society's research work. Research. Our research Our research programme focuses on improving care for people with dementia today and finding a cure for tomorrow. Research. Get involved in research Research is not just for researchers. Take part in a research study, work in partnership with researchers or.
Dementia UK Research, Service Evaluation and Professional and Practice Development Teams. A focus on research and outcomes enables good quality care to be provided, described, evaluated and shared; Why be research active? Being research active means that Admiral Nurses use the right evidence, in the right way, at the right time to plan, deliver and evaluate care. It is also concerned with the.
Alzheimer’s Research UK has produced a useful video for people affected by dementia at this time. Welcome to Join Dementia Research, a place to register your interest in taking part in vital dementia research. Dementia affects more than 850,000 people in the UK. Research is the best way to make a difference. Help advance dementia care and treatments. Registering is the first step to getting.Learn More
UK Dementia Research Institute. The UK DRI is a landmark initiative. It unites seven centres to transform dementia discovery science, speeding up the global search for preventions, treatments and technologies that change lives. Alzheimer's Society is supporting the UK DRI alongside the Medical Research Council and Alzheimer's Research UK.Learn More
Some areas of the UK have more dementia research taking place than others. However, if you are willing to travel you may be able to take part in more studies. When registering, you can express your preferences and willingness to travel in your personal information. You can also update this at a later date by logging into your account or phoning one of the charity helplines. 2. I received a.Learn More
Research in dementia began to revive in the early sixties. New causes of the dementia syndrome have been recognized including, depression, which in the form of psuedodementia may mimic dementia (Kiloh, 1961), progressive supranuclear palsy (Steele et al, 1964) and normal pressure hydrocephalus (Adams et al, 1965), (cited in Pitt, 6). Prior to the 1960's dementia was still viewed as a chronic.Learn More
Dementia UK is a registered charity in England and Wales (1039404) and Scotland (SCO47429). A company limited by guarantee and registered in England and Wales (02944156). Registered address: 7th Floor, One Aldgate, London EC3N 1RE.Learn More
UK DRI and Eisai, one of the world's leading research-based pharmaceutical companies, are delighted to announce the first recipients for the post-doctoral research programme on dementia. This first-of-its-kind industry collaboration for the UK DRI aims to deliver innovative research that translates into improvements in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of all types of dementia.Learn More
Recent research has shown that hearing loss is the largest potentially modifiable risk factor for dementia. If the risk from hearing loss were eliminated in those aged 55 and over, it would result in a 9% reduction in dementia cases. Research has also indicated that hearing aids may help to prevent or slow the deterioration in cognitive function and help to prevent or delay dementia, as well.Learn More
Dementia is an issue that disproportionately affects women. Of the estimated 800,000 people with dementia in the UK, two-thirds are women (Alzheimers Society, 2014), three-quarters of family carers for people with dementia are women (Lindsay and Anderson, 2004), and it is mostly women who deliver paid care (Hussein and Manthorpe, 2012).Learn More
Publications and Papers; NHS Research; Collaboration across UEA Collaboration across UEA. The Dementia Research Collaborative (DRC) at UEA is group of researchers, educators, clinicians and lay people who are interested in dementia research. The aims of the group are: i) to disseminate cutting-edge dementia research findings across UEA, health services and the public. ii) to foster research.Learn More
CHE Discussion Papers (DPs) began publication in 1983 as a means of making current research material more widely available to health economists and other potential users. So as to speed up the dissemination process, papers were originally published by CHE and distributed by post to a worldwide readership. The CHE Research Paper series takes over that function and provides access to current.Learn More
There are an estimated 850,000 people with dementia in the UK. By 2040, the number of people with the condition is expected to double. The UK Government has set an objective for England to be a world leader in fighting dementia and has committed to improving diagnosis, care and support, and research. The. Challenge on Dementia 2020.Learn More