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COVID-19: the impact for dementia research and our work

Ian Wilson

As we all adapt to a temporary, extraordinary new way of living, we wanted to update you on how we’re adapting at Alzheimer’s Research UK, and the potential impact of COVID-19 on dementia research. The coming weeks and months will not be easy. It won’t surprise you that the current situation is affecting our ability […]

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Hidden beauty, fascinating insights

Katy Stubbs

Microscopic images reveal the hidden beauty around and within us. Dementia researchers get a unique view of the intricate but stunning workings of the brain. To showcase the fascinating insights being gained in dementia research, we ran our Science Image Competition again this year. Over the winter months, we asked researchers across the UK to […]

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Alzheimer’s Research UK supports tracking COVID-19 symptoms with new app

Ed Pinches

The COVID-19 Symptom Tracker app, developed by King’s College London, is joining forces with the UK’s largest health-based charities. The aim is to reach people most at risk of COVID-19, including those with pre-existing health conditions such as dementia, diabetes, heart disease and those over the age of 70. Dr Carol Routledge, Director of Research […]

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Fundraising during a national crisis

Lucy Squance

We recognise that things are drastically different for everyone at present, not least our supporters, who may be caring for their loved ones in quite difficult and confined conditions. So, we understand if you need to take a step back from fundraising or your general support for Alzheimer’s Research UK as you get you priorities […]

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Running alone but supporting dementia research together

Lucy Squance

The COVID-19 situation has seen all fundraising sporting events over the next few months cancelled or postponed. The Virgin Money London Marathon will now be on 4 October, while the Brighton, Manchester and Edinburgh marathons all have new dates in September or October. Many other events have also been rescheduled or the organisers are working […]

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