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Seven highlights from the world’s largest dementia research conference

Claire Bromley

Conferences drive forward discoveries and accelerate the sharing of knowledge across the globe. This year, the world’s largest dementia research conference – the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) – went virtual. Here are our top seven highlights from the week! More researchers went to AAIC than ever before Conferences are a great place for scientists […]

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Celebrating the successes of our dementia researchers

Claire Bromley

Times are challenging for everyone at the moment and our dementia researchers are no exception, so now more than ever it’s important to celebrate our scientists’ successes. Alzheimer’s Research UK is proud to work with many incredible scientists. We were excited to hear the news this month that two of our dementia researchers, Selina Wray […]

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Everything you need to know about the causes of Alzheimer’s disease

Claire Bromley

Dementia isn’t just a part of ageing. It’s caused by diseases. There are several diseases that cause dementia including vascular dementia and dementia with Lewy bodies, but the most common cause of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s disease is the culprit in around 2/3 of dementias. What happens in the brain in Alzheimer’s disease? Over […]

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