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NHS England’s budget impact test: what it means for dementia

Kirsty MaraisClare van LyndenSusan MitchellEmily CookHelen Davies

From this month, new measures will come into force that will change the way new treatments are introduced on the NHS in England. You may have seen media reports about the change, and heard that a number of organisations, including Alzheimer’s Research UK, have raised concerns about the measure. So what exactly is happening – […]

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Mother’s Day

Emily Allen

It’s Mother’s Day this weekend. A lovely celebration to show our love for our often under-appreciated mums and everything they’ve done for us over the past year. It’s a lovely concept and needed in a society where the work mums do is often under-valued. It’s a weekend when most of my friends are going home […]

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Right patient, right treatment, right time

Dr Laura PhippsKirsty MaraisClaire LucasRobin BrisbourneCatherine McKeeverKaty Stubbs

When doctors are faced with diagnosing someone with a disease, their aim is to give the right patient the right treatment at the right time. However, this can be difficult when doctors are faced with diseases of the brain. Our brains are highly complex organs, housed in the protection of the skull and behind a […]

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Scientist Focus: Katie Lunnon

Dr Laura PhippsKirsty MaraisClaire LucasRobin BrisbourneCatherine McKeeverKaty Stubbs

University of Exeter researcher, Dr Katie Lunnon has won the Early Career Investigator of the Year Award at the Alzheimer’s Research UK Conference 2017. The prestigious prize celebrates excellence in dementia research and comes with £25k for Dr Lunnon to spend on her cutting-edge research.  Katie studies the relatively new field of epigenetics – a […]

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