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#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – The Gantenerumab Trial

23 December 2014

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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 – ‘LewyPro’

15 December 2014

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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 – “Blood Proteins and Dementia”

14 December 2014

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In the run-up to Christmas, visit our blog each day for a new research study available on ‘Join dementia research’, a new online that will connect volunteers with research staff on dementia studies around the UK. Today, the #24DaysOfDementiaResearch campaign is looking at a study dedicated to helping medical professionals diagnose the causes of dementia faster and […]

#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – The ‘LonDownS’ Study

13 December 2014

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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

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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

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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 ‘YOAD’ Study

5 December 2014

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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

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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

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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

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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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