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Dementias Research Platform UK:  The Medical Research Council’s new plan to tackle dementia

Dr Laura PhippsKirsty MaraisEmma O'BrienClaire LucasRobin Brisbourne

The Royal Society is housed just a stone’s throw from Trafalgar Square. Its walls are lined with portraits of famous scientists throughout history, from Isaac Newton through to Dorothy Hodgkin, crystallography champion and Tim Berners-Lee, creator of the World Wide Web. This was certainly an inspiring setting for the launch of the Medical Research Council’s […]

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Scientists Focus: Jason Berwick

Emma O'Brien

While at a public meeting in Sheffield recently, I caught up with Dr Jason Berwick. He is one of our newest Interdisciplinary Research Grant holders and will be applying his expertise in brain imaging and nerve cell function to answer important questions in dementia research. Name and Job title: Dr Jason Berwick, Senior Research Fellow […]

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‘Join dementia research’

Dr Laura PhippsKirsty MaraisEmma O'BrienClaire LucasRobin Brisbourne

We are pleased to announce that Alzheimer’s Research UK is developing two exciting new services, aimed at getting people involved in dementia research and increasing public understanding of dementia. Whenever I speak to researchers, I always try to understand what they think the limiting factors to more, and more effective, dementia research might be. Money […]

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A year full of Christmas

Carolyn Causton

For us in Alzheimer’s Research UK’s Supporter Marketing team, it’s Christmas almost all year round! But it’s worth it because the wonderful thing about Christmas, is that we get so many amazing people buying our cards, entering the raffle, sending us donations and messages of support.  Whether they have helped us by donating images, by […]

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