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#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – The ‘LonDownS’ Study

13 December 2014

Welcome to the latest news from ‘Join dementia research’, the new service connecting volunteers and researchers on studies into dementia research. Today is another update from #24DaysOfDementiaResearch where we highlight a single study that is recruiting right now on ‘Join dementia research’. We talked to Dr. Tamara Al-Janabi, who is part of a a team from […]

#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – The ‘AFFECT’ Study

12 December 2014

Behind today’s door of the ‘Join dementia research’ advent calendar, we are learning about the ‘AFFECT’ study – which is very unique! This is the first large-scale research study that is a collaboration between researchers in Northern Ireland, and staff at the Dementias and Neurodegenerative Specialty  in England. It is also being jointly funded by […]

#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – The ‘IDEAL’ Study

10 December 2014

We are always working towards finding a cure for dementia. But what about improving the quality of life for people, here and now? That’s the question researchers are asking on the IDEAL study, and they want your help in finding the answer! ‘Join dementia research’ is a new online national service connecting volunteers with research […]

#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – The ‘LMTM’ Study

8 December 2014

Research into new drugs for treating illnesses can be some of the most exciting studies carried out. One drug trial is the subject for today’s #24DaysOfDementiaResearch, our ongoing look at one study a day on ‘Join dementia research’, the brand new volunteer service for the Clinical Research Network. Aims of the Study There is a rare […]

#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 […]

#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 […]

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