In this blog Dr Yvonne Couch writes about the scientific history of stressors and how they affect performance (because it’s interesting and you know by now she likes a history lesson), and more importantly how this fits into the context of academic life and mental health and what we can do about it.
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Professor Craig Ritchie from The University of Edinburgh and Jim Pearson from Alzheimer Scotland shares details on the Scottish Brain Health and Dementia Research Strategy and how support for Early Career Researcher are a key focus.
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.
Dr Sam Moxon discusses how our approach to dementia has changed with our constantly increasing knowledge – pick and organ and you can probably find studies showing their potential roles in dementia pathogenesis.
Associate Professor of Sociology at University of Leeds, Director of the Timescapes Archive, Editor-in-Chief of BSA Sociological Research Online & one of our Qualitative Methods experts for the #MethodsMatter Podcast
Register for our 3rd Forefront Webinar with Alzheimer’s Society – Dr Soyon Hong, UK DRI presents on Microglia and synapse loss in neurological disease and Dr Clare Jonas on Writing for different audiences
If you’re research is funded by the NIHR or if you’re involved in recruiting to a trial on the NIHR portfolio, the NIHR is seeking people to help inform new recruitment functionality for the Be a Part of Research website.
If you stop and think about it for a moment, you will realise what an astonishing feat of precision engineering your colour printer is – but how can if be help you in the Lab?
Group leader at the UK Dementia Research Institute at University College London my lab researches Microglia-Synapse Biology in Dementia.
Felicity Slocombe discusses the start of her work on collective remembering or co-remembering and how it can be used in interactions with people living with dementia to help support identify.
Professor of the Psychiatry of Ageing at The University of Edinburgh, Director of Brain Health Scotland investigating Translational Epidemiology, clinical trials, cohort studies and the CI for EPAD.
Director of Policy and Practice at Alzheimer Scotland responsible for public policy development and campaigning activities, working with all stakeholders in bringing about transformational change for people with dementia, and those who care for them, across Scotland.