Finding the answers for Alzheimer’s disease: Alzheimer’s Research UK profile

Written by Alice Weatherston

Neurology Central talks to Dr Emma O’Brien, Science Communications Officer at Alzheimer’s Research UK (ARUK) about the history of the charity, current projects and how they hope to contribute to improvements in diagnosis, prevention and treatments for Alzheimer’s Disease. Why was ARUK created and what are the aims of the charity? ARUK was founded in 1992 – it was originally called the Alzheimer’s Research Trust and the mission was to defeat dementia through research. At the time there wasn’t any investment into the biological basis of Alzheimer’s and there was no coherent, focused attempt to try and find treatments. In...

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