In one of the largest studies of its kind, researchers reveal that the number of traumatic brain injuries and severity could heighten the risk of dementia.
Prof Spires-Jones chats to Lauren Pulling about synapse degeneration in Alzheimer’s, as well as the importance of mentoring in science.
Naomi Hartopp (KCL) reports on the Early Careers Day at the ARUK Conference 2018.
Rebecca Gabriele (KCL) reports on Day 2 of the ARUK Conference, including metabolism, neurodegeneration, tau, and insights into dementias from other diseases.
Huzefa Rupawala (KCL, UK) reports on Day 1 of the ARUK Conference, including an update on the UK DRI, plus research updates in synaptic function and presenilins in Alzheimer’s.
The UK DRI’s COO, Adrian Ivinson, discusses the UK DRI and the current dementia care research landscape, as well as new opportunities for dementia researchers to join the Institute.
Researchers have identified genes in the human genome that could modify the severity of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal dementia.
Howard Fillit, Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation, introduces non-Alzheimer’s dementias, and explains the current drugs in development for these diseases
Researchers from Ludwig Maximilian University have developed a simple walking test to diagnose idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus, a cause of dementia.
Findings from a new study – the largest of its kind – indicate that heavy alcohol consumption is the most significant risk factor for the development of dementia.