Join Dementia Research News

#24DaysOfDementiaResearch – The ‘ELAD’ Study

1 December 2014

Each day until Christmas, we’ll open a door on our ‘Join dementia research’ advent calendar, so you can see the kind of studies you can participate in! The very first study we are looking at is called ‘ELAD’, which stands for Evaluating Liraglutide in Alzheimer’s Disease. The drug Liraglutide is currently used to treat diabetes patients by […]

Sue Boex – Getting involved in research

27 November 2014

With the INVOLVE: Changing Landscapes 2015 conference under way this week, we decided to speak to Sue Boex, one of our 20 regional ‘Join dementia research’ Champions, about why and how she got involved in dementia research.   Sue became a carer for her father after he was diagnosed with dementia. Her father was diagnosed quite late and the […]

Supporting memory services at the 5th National Memory Services Forum

24 November 2014

‘Join dementia research’ recently attended the 5th National Memory Services Forum, hosted by MSNAP at the Royal College of Psychiatrists in London. The Forum was an enjoyable and informative day covering various aspects of memory services, with presentations and workshops given by key professionals working in the field.

‘Join dementia research’ was at last week’s UK Dementia Congress

20 November 2014

Catherine James, the Alzheimer’s Society ‘Join dementia research’ Helpline Supervisor, attended the UK Dementia Congress (10th to 12th November 2014), and kindly wrote a blog post about the event. Catherine also helped out on the ‘Join dementia research’ stand.

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