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Scientist Spotlight – Jo Rushworth

Dr Laura PhippsKirsty MaraisLouise WalkerEmma O'BrienClaire LucasRobin Brisbourne

We spoke to Dr Jo Rushworth, a lecturer at De Montfort University, Leicester, about her research career. Dr Rushworth’s research is prize-winning; at last year’s Alzheimer’s Research UK conference, she won the Jean Corsan prize for the best scientific paper published in neurodegeneration by a PhD student. What was your early career path to being […]

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Tough Mudder

Miranda JohnsonFran JohnsonHarriet ParkerLaura Pearson-ClarkJodie VaughanRebecca Lathwood

Dan Ward from Bristol recently contacted us here at the fundraising team to ask for some t-shirts and a fundraising pack. Dan and his friends were taking part in a Tough Mudder challenge, raising funds for dementia research. For the uninitiated, Tough Mudder is an endurance event where participants attempt ten to 12-mile-long military-style obstacle courses. […]

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Dementia information you can trust

Dr Laura PhippsKirsty MaraisLouise WalkerEmma O'BrienClaire LucasRobin Brisbourne

While helping out on our stand at the Alzheimer’s Show in London, I was struck by the popularity of our dementia information booklets. As fast as we replenished the stocks, they were disappearing. Lots of visitors commented on how useful they were, and how well-produced. This was music to my ears, as I have recently […]

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