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#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – The ‘VEEG-Stim’ Study

18 December 2014

‘Join dementia research’ is the new online service that will help volunteers discover and join research studies into dementia around the country. Each day until Christmas, we’re looking at one study recruiting through Join dementia research as part of our #24DaysOfDementiaResearch. Today’s study is called ‘VEEG-Stim’, and is aimed at using technology to help us […]

#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – The ‘AMPLE’ Study

17 December 2014

Welcome to the latest post in our series, showcasing a different research study each day in the run-up to Christmas, and letting you know how you can get involved with ‘Join dementia research’. Today, we introduce the ‘AMPLE’ study, which is based at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne. The study investigates ‘amyloid imaging’ for the observable characteristics of Dementia with Lewy […]

#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – The HALL-VIS-ATT Study

16 December 2014

Each day until Christmas, #24DaysOfDementiaResearch will focus on one study that is recruiting volunteers right now. People who want to participate in dementia research can sign up with ‘Join dementia research’, a new online service that helps volunteers find research studies that need their help. Today’s study is ‘HALL-VIS-ATT’, which is aiming to help researchers and […]

#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – ‘LewyPro’

15 December 2014

As part of #24DaysOfDementia, we are showcasing a research study each day until Christmas. These studies are recruiting now through ‘Join dementia research’, a new online service that connects volunteers with researchers to collaborate on vital work towards fighting dementia. Today’s study is ‘LewyPro’, where researchers are looking to improve diagnosis of Dementia with Lewy […]

#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 […]

The ‘GREAT’ Study

11 December 2014

Today, we’re looking at how talking to a therapist can really help people handle problems with their memory, as part of the GREAT study – Goal­-oriented cognitive Rehabilitation in EArly ­sTage dementia. Aims of the Study The GREAT trial is a large research study that looks at ways of helping people to live well with […]

#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, […]

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