Researcher stories

The researchers who work with Join Dementia Research explain why they are involved and what the benefits are from their perspective

Utilising Join Dementia Research for PhD dementia studies

25 November 2021

As a PhD student researching the impact of music on dementia, Anne-Marie Greenaway explains why she became interested in this particular area and how Join Dementia Research helps with her studies. The beginning of a dementia research journey Prior to starting her Masters degree in Clinical Language Sciences, Anne-Marie started to notice dementia friendly signs […]

Meet dementia researcher Dr Penny Foulds

20 May 2021

As the Neuroscience Team Leader at MAC Clinical Research; an honorary researcher at Lancaster University and a community event organiser, Dr Penny Foulds explains why Join Dementia Research is central to what she does. Personal experience “I have personal experience of dementia in my family” explains Penny, “my grandparents developed Alzheimer’s disease and it was […]

Meet the women fighting back against dementia

8 March 2019

Did you know that two thirds of people with dementia are women? It’s also the leading cause of death for women over the age of 80. That’s why it’s important that as many women as possible get involved in dementia research. We meet just three of the hundreds of women who are fighting back. Dianna Moylan […]