Dr Jo Barnes is an Alzheimer’s Research UK Senior Research Fellow. She is working to develop new brain imaging techniques that will diagnose dementia sooner. Her pioneering work is kindly supported by The Perfume Shop and Gucci’s Chime for Change Campaign. How did you get into science? I did an undergraduate degree in Natural Sciences […]
Earlier this year we awarded a three-year Clinical Research Fellowship to Dr Jay Amin at the University of Southampton, a doctor specialising in Old Age Psychiatry. We chatted to Jay about the aims of his project, how he became interested in dementia research and what interests him outside the clinic. Dr Amin’s Alzheimer’s Research UK […]
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 […]
Prof Clare Bryant has been awarded one of our first ever Interdisciplinary Research Grants, bringing her expertise in immunology to a new collaboration in dementia research. I caught up with Clare as her project got under way, to find out what drives her. Name and job title: Clare Bryant, Professor of Innate Immunity at the […]
Dr Selina Wray, an Alzheimer’s Research UK scientist at University College London, was this week named Red Magazine’s Pioneer of the Year at their Annual Awards ceremony in London. She was also awarded £900k for an innovative new study to use stem cells to help screen new drugs. We caught up with Selina in this […]
We spoke to Dr Jo Rushworth, a lecturer at De Montfort University, Leicester, about her research career. Dr Rushworth’s research is prize-winning; at last year’s Alzheimer’s Research UK conference, she won the Jean Corsan prize for the best scientific paper published in neurodegeneration by a PhD student. What was your early career path to being […]
“There have been unbelievable developments in technology, allowing us to do experiments that we could never do before”.