Dr Fiona Marshall is a neuroscientist working on treatments for Alzheimer’s disease and other conditions. Dr Marshall also volunteers as an Alzheimer’s Research UK Trustee, lending her expertise and passion for dementia research to help support the work of the charity. Name and job title Dr Fiona Marshall, Founder and Chief Scientific Officer of Heptares […]
Rachel Harris is a PhD student with Prof Seth Love and Dr Shelley Allen at the University of Bristol. She’s interested in the role of blood flow in dementia. In dementia, we know that what is good for the heart is good for the head and that keeping blood vessels healthy can help protect the […]
A major goal of dementia research is to find treatments that will benefit the millions of people around the world living with the condition. At this week’s Alzheimer’s Association International Conference we’ve heard results from a number of clinical trials – research studies designed to test whether potential treatments are safe and effective. Diseases like […]
It’s a common misconception that dementia is all about Alzheimer’s and that it’s all about memory loss. Alzheimer’s may be the most common cause of dementia and memory loss one of the most common symptoms of Alzheimer’s but it’s nowhere near the whole picture of dementia. Here at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in the […]
We’re hearing in the news that a new treatment designed to slow Alzheimer’s has shown benefit in one of the final stages of testing in people. So what’s going on?