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#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – The Gantenerumab Trial

23 December 2014

We are almost at the end of #24DaysOfDementiaResearch! Every day since the 1st December, we’ve highlighted just one of the many studies that are recruiting volunteers now through ‘Join dementia research’. This is the new online service that allows volunteers for research to be connected quickly with studies and researchers around the country. Today we are […]

#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – The ‘ACDC’ Study

19 December 2014

Yesterday, as part of #24DaysOfDementiaResearch we looked at a study on ‘Join dementia research’ investigating the often upsetting hallucinations that can occur as part of Lewy Body dementias. Today, we can examine the very first study that hopes to reduce these hallucinations. All of these studies are available on ‘Join dementia research’, the new online […]

#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 ‘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 ‘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 ‘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 […]

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