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Introducing our new Chief Medical Officer

Ed Pinches

With the recent announcement of a potential new Alzheimer’s drug showing promising results in late stage clinical trials, there has never been greater urgency to improve how we diagnose diseases like Alzheimer’s early and bring new treatment breakthroughs to people with dementia. Alzheimer’s Research UK’s Chief Medical Officer will help shape our emerging priority areas, […]

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More to Uncover

Tim Parry

This is a jointly authored post from Tim Parry of Alzheimer’s Research UK, and Bart Somsen from our partners Ricoh Europe. Last summer, Alzheimer’s Research UK and Ricoh collaborated on a new campaign called Dementia Uncovered. This was designed to lift the lid on what happens in the brain to someone living with Alzheimer’s disease, […]

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Behind the headlines: Is a new Alzheimer’s treatment in sight?

Robin Brisbourne

You may have seen exciting headlines about a possible new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. But with so many stories about possible new dementia drugs making the news it can be difficult to know how significant these reports might be. What has happened? The Pharmaceutical company Biogen plans to file for US marketing approval for aducanumab, […]

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Sun, sea, a wedding… and a good cause

Olivia Souter

Many people dream of their wedding day from an early age. When the day eventually comes around, it’s easy to get caught up in wanting everything to be just right. I wanted my wedding day to be special for everyone involved, but I also wanted it to be more than that. That’s why I decided […]

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How does dementia affect everyday life?

Ed Pinches

At Alzheimer’s Research UK, we have the opportunity to talk to, work with and befriend many inspirational and passionate people. All too often, these people have personal experience of dementia – in fact 1 in 2 people know someone affected by dementia. They may not have a diagnosis themselves, but often they are carers, loved […]

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