In this blog Dr Kamar Ameen-Ali explores whether EDI policies provide sufficient support for early career researchers (ECRs), and considers the wider impact they might have on dementia research.
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Dr Kamar Ameen-Ali
We’re delighted to welcome Dr Kamar Ameen-Ali from University of Glasgow as our latest staff blogger, Kamar brings a wealth of experience, from a career that already spans the NHS, Academia and a Research Funder.
In this blog Dr Kamar Ameen-Ali describes what neuropathology can tell us about the brain diseases which lead to dementia, and what this means for dementia diagnosis in life.
The traditional academic career track is no-longer the norm, so now you need to find your own path, which can include leaving and returning – Dr Kamar Ameen-Ali discusses in this blog
Why have preclinical studies using Alzheimer’s disease mouse models failed to translate into successful clinical trials? Dr Kamar Ameen-Ali explores the topic, and how the system could be improved.
Experiencing a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is the strongest modifiable risk factor for developing dementia. Dr Kamar Ameen-Ali introduces her research area, and asks: why does brain injury increase the risk of dementia?