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All about dementia – Audio slideshows

James OdellOliver EnglishThomas ChiversPaul Stebbings

To coincide with the G8 Dementia Summit day in London, we have produced three narrated slideshows to provide a background to the important talks happening inside Lancaster House. In the first, we look at the history of dementia and research, from its discovery to where we find ourselves today. In the second, we present some […]

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Russell Grant: dementia research is our best hope

Russell Grant

This Christmas won’t be like it used to be because I won’t share it with my darling grandmother. My nanny Alice had Alzheimer’s back in the 1980s and 90s and without her Christmas will never be the same again. I miss her desperately. It’s been nearly 20 years since Nan passed away, but sadly I […]

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A chance not to be missed

James OdellOliver EnglishThomas ChiversPaul Stebbings

This week in London marks a pivotal moment in dementia research; it will either be considered a time of historical significance when global interests align under a banner of defeating dementia, or an instance in which a global health crisis was only superficially addressed by the world’s largest economies. The G8 Dementia Summit Heads of […]

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Raising money through fun

James OdellOliver EnglishThomas ChiversPaul Stebbings

As a former journalist I’ve had some pretty exciting days at work, but nothing could have prepared me for the spectacle that is the ICAP Charity Day. Walking through the doors to ICAP’s London headquarters early on Tuesday morning, instead of rubbing shoulders with stressed brokers dressed in pin-stripe suits I entered a scene I […]

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What to expect from the next five years of dementia research

James OdellOliver EnglishThomas ChiversPaul Stebbings

Yesterday, our Director of Research Dr Eric Karran spoke about his hopes for the development of new Alzheimer’s treatments, saying that he is ‘more encouraged for the future now, than he has ever been’. This rallying call comes only a few days before the G8 dementia summit takes place in London. The G8 event will […]

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