Monthly Archives: December 2014

‘Join dementia research now has 1,000 volunteers

8 December 2014

We have been keeping a close eye … …and we are delighted to announce that MORE than 1,000 volunteers have now registered their interest through ‘Join dementia research’. On Friday afternoon, the 1,000th volunteer registered at a memory service in the North East and North Cumbria Local Clinical Research Network, by Joanne Fenwick, a Community nurse […]

#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – The ‘DAPA’ Study

7 December 2014

On the seventh day of Christmas – we want you to get fit! Today’s study, now recruiting on ‘Join dementia research’ is DAPA – Dementia and Physical Activity. Exercise benefits a person’s health a great deal, and it can also help to reduce the risk of developing dementia. Researchers now want to know if it can slow […]

#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – The ‘GE180’ Study

6 December 2014

It’s time to open another door on the ‘Join dementia research’ advent calendar in our #24DaysOfDementiaResearch campaign. We’re giving you a quick introduction to the types of research studies you could volunteer and be part of, thanks to the ‘Join dementia research’ service. Today, we are looking at a brand new way of mapping the brain, […]

#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – The ‘YOAD’ Study

5 December 2014

Welcome to the fifth day of our #24DaysOfDementiaResearch – where each day until Christmas we open a door on the ‘Join dementia research’ advent calendar, and tell you all about a research study you might be able to take part in! Today, we’re at University College London and their dedicated Dementia Research Centre, looking into […]

#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – The ‘PREVENT’ Study

4 December 2014

Behind today’s door on the ‘Join dementia research’ advent calendar is the study ‘PREVENT’. This study is looking at the prevention of dementia through environmental intervention, and is based at Imperial College London. Aims of the Study In recent years it has been recognised that dementia is probably a very late consequence of Alzheimer’s disease, or other […]

#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – The ‘Neuroinflammation’ Study

3 December 2014

Did you know healthy volunteers are also needed on ‘Join dementia research’ studies? Today, as part of the #24DaysOfDementiaResearch we take a look at a study looking to recruit twenty people who do not have dementia. How does it work? The Neuroinflammation and Amyloid study will be taking an indepth look at exactly what happens to […]

How long before I’m matched to a study?

Guest Blog In this cross post with Alzheimer’s Research UK, Robin Brisbourne, ARUK’s Research Information Officer, explains more about the ‘Join dementia research’ study matching process. We’re very keen for everyone who wants to get involved in helping defeat dementia to sign up to ‘Join dementia research’ and have the chance to take part in research studies. […]

#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – The ‘PROTECT’ Study

2 December 2014

Today we are looking at ‘PROTECT’, a new dementia research study being run by the Institute of Psychiatry at King’s College London that is recruiting through ‘Join dementia research’. How does it work? The aim of the study is to improve understanding of the way our brains age, and why some people develop dementia, in order to […]

#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – The ‘ELAD’ Study

1 December 2014

Each day until Christmas, we’ll open a door on our ‘Join dementia research’ advent calendar, so you can see the kind of studies you can participate in! The very first study we are looking at is called ‘ELAD’, which stands for Evaluating Liraglutide in Alzheimer’s Disease. The drug Liraglutide is currently used to treat diabetes patients by […]

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Monthly Archives: December 2014

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