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International Clinical Trials Day: The power of clinical research to find a cure

Dr Laura PhippsKirsty MaraisDr Emma O'BrienClaire LucasRobin BrisbourneCatherine McKeever

As International Clinical Trials Day conveniently falls in the middle of Dementia Awareness Week, it is the perfect opportunity to talk about how clinical trials are changing the future for dementia. Dementia doesn’t discriminate between age, ethnicity or wealth, and there are currently 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK. With no new treatments […]

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Scientist Focus: Andy Randall

Dr Laura PhippsKirsty MaraisDr Emma O'BrienClaire LucasRobin BrisbourneCatherine McKeever

While visiting the South West Research Network Centre, I took the chance to chat to Prof Andy Randall, Grant Review Board member, in his lab at the University of Exeter. Prof Randall is interested in how nerve cells talk to each other and how that changes in dementia. Have you always worked in dementia research? […]

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The eyes have it – how eye movements are affected by posterior cortical atrophy

Tim Shakespeare

Many different systems and structures come together to give us a rich visual experience of the world around us. One structure is the eye, providing a clear visual input. Another is the understanding of that visual signal by the brain, which interprets information from the eye to give us a perception of what and where […]

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