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In this podcast we meet some of the unsung heroes behind dementia researchers – three husbands. Insights into support, and a fun quiz hosted by Adam Smith
In this podcast we bring back Dr Jo Barnes, Dr Gemma Lace, Prof Tammaryn Lashley & Dr Angelique Mavrodaris revising the challenges of managing family & career.
Anna Volkmer talks with Ellice Parkinson, Amy Zile, Dr Florence Jimoh & Dan Skipper talk about their work, understanding & improving hydration in older adults.
The Dementia Researcher / ISTAART Relay Podcast with Dr David Cash interviewing Dr Shana D Stites representing the Diversity & Disparities PIA.
The Dementia Researcher / ISTAART Relay Podcast with Dr Maura Malpetti interviewing Beth Eyre, representing the Vascular Cognitive Disorders PIA
The Dementia Researcher / ISTAART Relay Podcast is back. In this show Dr Imre Lengyel interviews Dr Maura Malpetti, representing the Frontotemporal Dementia PIA
In this show Dr Anna Volkmer learns about the WHO Global Dementia Observatory Knowledge Exchange Platform, how researchers can contribute and use the resources.
Dr Nikoleta Daskoulidou interviews her brilliant mentor Professor Heather Mortiboys, talks life, careers & research. In association with Alzheimer’s Research UK
Bringing you updates from the AAIC Satellite Symposium, held earlier this month in Mexico City, highlighting research from across Latin America.
In this podcast we learn about the Global Brain Health Institute & their Fellowship Programme, transforming brain health leadership worldwide.
In this podcast, we bring you highlights from the BNA 2023 – Festival of Neuroscience, joined by 5 brilliant researchers to hear their highlights and insights.
Dr Fiona McLean hosts a discussion with Dr Claire Durrant, Dr Ian Harrison & Dr Dayne Beccano-Kelly, providing a 101 guide to setting up your first lab.
2nd of a 2-part special podcast recorded at the ADPD Conference in Gothenburg, with Dr Anna Mallach, Dr Melissa Scholefield, Dr Chi Udeh-Momoh & Emily McCann
1st of a 2-part special podcast recorded at the ADPD Conference in Gothenburg, with Dr Nikoleta Daskoulidou, Dr David Koss, Lizzie English & Dr Susan Mitchell
Gaia Brezzo & Mila Redzic interview stroke survivor Denis & his daughter talking about life, recovery, research and connections to dementia.
Researchers from University of Liverpool, Dr Clarissa Giebel, James Watson, Laura Prato & Thais Caprioli discuss work on health inequalities in dementia care
It’s our last podcast for 2022 and we’re in the studio with our regular bloggers, talking about their best bits from 2022 and plans for the coming new year
Dr Michael Greger is a leading expert & best-selling author of How not to Die & How not to Diet. Dr Sam Moxon interviews Michael for his Food for Thought Series
The last of our tech & dementia podcasts exploring talking with Simone Felding, Dr David Neal & Beliz Budak, exploring there work and how to evaluate tech
The second of three special tech and dementia podcasts exploring the DISTINCT Programme with tips on how to setup and deliver tech intervention trials
Adam Smith talks to Chris Roberts, Jayne Goodrick, Simone Felding, Dr Joni Gilissen & Charlèss Dupont bringing highlights and discussion from the Alzheimer Europe Conference
Recorded LIVE on Twitter Spaces, Adam Smith interviews four researchers and healthcare professionals about their careers and work
The third show in this series covers Visual and Creative Methods, a relativley new method in qualitative research but increasingly used in dementia research.
Methods Matter is back for a second season, bringing together a methods expert and dementia researcher to discuss different qualitative methods.
Dr Claire McEvoy & Daniel Gibbs provide a researcher and participant perspective on diet and cognition in this ISTAART Perspectives Podcast
Dr Fiona McLean talks with Dr Sarah Marzi and Dr Dayne Beccano-Kelly sharing their insights from participating in the Royal Society Pairing Scheme.
In the last show of this season Erica Dove interviews Professor Charlotte Teunissen from UMB Amsterdam discussing her work and the Biofluid Based Biomarkers PIA
The ISTAART Relay Podcast is back for Day 4, today Dr Louise Ince interviews Erica Dove discussing Technology and Dementia and their PIA
Day Three of the ISTAART Relay show and today it is all about Dr Louise Ince from University of Texas at Austin and the Immunity and Neurodegeneration PIA.
Day Two of the ISTAART PIA Podcast and today Dr Rik Ossenkoppele interviews Dr Hamid Sohrabi from Murdoch University, Australia
The ISTAART Relay Podcast is back, in the 1st show we hear from Dr Rik Ossenkoppele, discussing the Atypical Alzheimer’s Disease PIA
Adam Smith talks with the Alzheimer’s Society Grants Team, sharing details on 10 brand new grants – PhDs, Fellowships, Clinicians, Careers & Projects
Dr Dean Sherzai joins Sam Moxon to talk about his book ‘The 30-Day Alzheimer’s Solution” The Definitive Food & Lifestyle Guide to Prevent Cognitive Decline
Fernando & Clara talk to Dr Yue Leng & Helen Rochford-Brennan to get a researcher & lived experience perspective on Sleep, Research and Dementia.
Adam Smith hosts a discussion with his ISTAART colleagues Dr Beth Shaaban, Dr Lindsay Welikovitch & Wagner Brum to discuss the findings of their ISTAART / UCL ECR Survey
Ppecial podcast with leading experts, exploring the effects of space travel on the brain psychology, sleep, food, gravity, radiation & more
Dr Oz Ismail talks to Dr Yolanda Ohene, Victor Ekuta & Caitlin Corona-Long exploring the challenge for minoritised scientists
Adam Smith interviews 3 of the people behind the new Alzheimer’s Research UK ECR Programme, to learn more about how they’re increasing their support for ECRs
Fernando Peres & Dr Clara Domínguez Vivero talk with a CST expert and an Alzheimer’s Association Volunteer – exploring user and researcher perspectives
Dr Mike Daniels shares insights from his time observing the ARUK Grant Review Board, with top tips for anyone writing a grant application.
Special themed podcast sharing some of the narrated blogs published through the year, in this show we focus on involving people living with dementia in research
1st of 5 special podcasts sharing some of the narrated blogs we’ve published throughout the year, in this show we focus on career essentials for new researchers
Catch-up on this Spaces discussion, 4 Professors share their tips & experiences for any postdocs who are feeling stuck, ready to progress or looking for change
Yvonne, Kritika, Kamar and Sarah talk about academic career challenges and contemplate what needs to happen in order for things to change.
Four postdocs discuss some of the things they love about academic life and some of the major obstacles they face – hear the painful truth about life in academia
All this week we’re focussing on support for postdocs. In this 1st or 3 podcasts our guests share their experiences in academia providing some sage advice
We’ve been following Morgan Daniel as she studies for her MSc in Dementia & Neuroscience. Adam Smith catches up with Morgan to reflect on the year.
In this ‘Food for Thought’ podcast, Dr Sam Moxon interviews Dr Alan Desmond discussing connections between the Gut Microbiome & Alzheimer’s
Leah Fullegar, Dr Kahryn Hughes & Dr Anna Volkmer discuss Qualitative Secondary Analysis exploring the value of this method, how to use it and challenges
Professor Craig Ritchie & Jim Pearson share details on the Scottish Brain Health and Dementia Research Strategy and how it supports for ECRs
Dr Claire Sexton talks with Cindy Miller & Professor Bruce Miller about their new book, which brings together Neuroscience and a story family and dementia
Meet the new Race Against Dementia ARUK Research Fellows, discussing their plans what attracted them to this Fellowship and share their tips for others applying
Alzheimer’s Society leads a discussion exploring the findings of the investigation undertaken by UK All Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia
Dr Anna Volkmer talks with colleagues from the ISTAART PIA to Elevate Early Career Researchers, as they launch their Worldwide Dementia ECR Survey.
Dr Sam Moxon interviews Dr Neal Barnard a leading expert on nutrition and founding president of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.
Professor Selina Wray talks with ECRs from the Imperial College, UK Dementia Research Institute & UCL discussing their work on the ubiquitin proteasome system.
Dr Claudio Babiloni (Electrophysiology) is back to interview Dr Joe Kane (Lewy body Dementia) discussing their work, ISTAART and hot topics
Dr Betty Tijms (Neuroimaging) interviews Dr Claudio Babiloni (Electrophysiology) discussing their work, ISTAART and hot topics in the field.
In the third show Professor Jennifer Whitwell (Atypical AD PIA) interviews Dr Betty Tijms (Neuroimaging PIA) discussing their work, and hot topics in the field.
Professor Zahinoor Ismail (Neuropsychiatric Syndromes) talks to Professor Jennifer Whitwell (Atypical AD) discussing their work & hot topics
The Relay Podcast is back for a second season – Dr Joe Kane (Lewy body dementia) talks with Professor Zahinoor Ismail (Neuropsychiatric Syndromes)
How is dementia diagnosed now, and how could that change with new fluid biomarkers – Adam Smith talk with a Neurologist, Psychiatrist and Scientist.
Dr Sam Moxon talks with Dr Eric Hill and Dr Paul Roach from Loughborough University, about their £3m Neu-ChiP Project, connecting stem cells & microchips
Dr Anna Volkmer talks with with Shalom Henderson and Dr Siddharth Ramanan discussing their work on Logopenic Variant Primary Progressive Aphasia
Dr Prerana Sabnis talks to dementia researchers from across the world to understand what motivated them, the career path they took, and comes next
The relationship between Student & Supervisor is very important. In this podcast we discuss what good looks like, what can go wrong, and how to deal with it.
Dr Tamlyn Watermeyer: interviews three researchers sharing how they adapted research to look at the important issue of how COVID-19 was impacting dementia care.
Discover how DPUK is helping researchers (and can help you) with tools and access to over 3 million health records with Dr Sarah Baumeister & Dr Danielle Newby
Exploring how arts based methodologies & skills of an artist can be used within the field of health to create new understandings & promote wellbeing in dementia
Three researchers who have completed their PhD’s & a researcher starting the journey. Looking back, sharing tips and helping to avoid some of the PhD pitfalls.
Dr Anna Volmer talks with Adam Smith, James Quinn, Beth Shaaban and Naiara Demnitz, sharing news of their new ISTAART PIA to Elevate Early Career Researchers
Hannah Churchill talks with three Alzheimer’s Society funded researchers, discussing their work, and how they adapted during the pandemic.
Professor Bart De Strooper & Professor David Llewellyn discuss a new UKDRI and DEMON Network partnership & what Artificial Intelligence and Data for dementia
Adam Smith chats with Morgan Daniel, as we start a 12 month journey following Morgan studying for her Dementia MSc at University College London.
In this podcast Dr Anna Volkmer and Dr Vitor Zimmerer from UCL chat about how language and big data can inform correct dementia and Alzheimer’s diagnosis.
In this last of this series of the ISTAART PIA Relay Podcast Dr Sietske Sikkes interviews Professor David Scott from the Perioperative Cognition & Delirium PIA
Part Four of the ISTAART PIA Relay Podcast. Today Dr Cécilia Samieri interviews Dr Sietske Sikkes representing the Subjective Cognitive Decline PIA.
A five-part special relay podcast series,. Today Dr Prashanthi Vemuri interviews Dr Cécilia Samieri talking Nutrition and Metabolic Disorders in Dementia
Professor Henrik Zetterberg interviews Dr Prashanthi Vemuri discussing hot topics in research the ISTAART Reserve, Resilience, and Protective Factors PIA
In this 1st of our new ISTAART Relay Podcasts Professor David Scott interviews Professor Henrik Zetterberg discussing blood-based biomarks and ISTAART
Exploring why Microglia are awesome, why our panel use induced pluripotent stem cells & how they feed Genome wide association studies and drug discovery
So much to talk about we made it a two part special – part two of ‘A semi-serious chat with three early career researchers about self-care in academia’.
A semi-serious chat with three early career researchers about self-care in academia – delivered in a two part special. Insights into live in research.
Join Dr Megan Calvert-O’Hare interviewing the panel for an insightful discussion on Patient and Public Involvement in biomedical research
Dr Aida Gonzalez, Dr Daniel Jimenez & Julieta Camino discuss how they maintain their clinical skills and identify, while working in academia.
Anna Volkmer talks to Professor Jill Manthorpe, Dr Dawne Garrett and Esther Wiskerke. Exploring care and support in care homes, sexual intimacy & relationships.
This week our panel of NHS clinicians are in the studio to discuss their stories of becoming ‘research active’. With advise for others and details on how they are now working to support and encourage others on the front line of NHS care.
Our first ever podcast in Spanish! Research in the field of cognitive degeneration is full of diversity and multicultural talent, we’re celebrating this and highlighting the Spanish speaking community’s contribution to science. Dr Aida Suarez-Gonzalez talks with Ivanna Pavisic, Julieta Camino and Dr Daniel Jiménez.
First time host Piers Kotting chats to Professor David Llewellyn from the University of Exeter and Dr Carol Routledge, Director of Research from Alzheimer’s Research UK. Discussing the new Deep Dementia Phenotyping (DEMON) Network, and how you could become involved.
Join Dr Megan O’Hare talkgin with Jane Gregg and Dr Josie Jenkinson. Discussing their work on understanding how people with dementia perceive themselves and their future once they receive a diagnosis of dementia and how that links with service use in the NHS.
Listen to this week’s podcast to hear Professor Louise Serpell and Dr Karen Marshall from the University of Sussex talk their research in Alzheimer’s biochemistry and drug development. Learn about misfolding, what amyloid fibrils actually are, their structure and how their using this knowledge.
This week we are at Queen Mary University, London – talking to three panellists about what they discovered at the ‘Prediction and Prevention in Neurodegenerative Disease Symposium’, held on the 29th November.
Adam Smith is in Manchester to talk with Dr Sarah Campbell, Professor Andrew Clark and Maria Walsh discussing the innovative way they chose to put their research into action, with the benefit of co-production and zines.
Academics and industry discuss the Dementia Consortium and drug discovery, from the basics of target validation to the question you always wanted to ask big pharma – what is their motivation for investing! With Dr Declan Jones, Dr John Isaac, Professor Paul Whiting and Dr James Connell.
Dr Ben Hicks & Dr Laura Hughes from the University of Sussex. Exploring their research into the benefits and perceived downsides of early diagnosis, Ben’s PhD work on how different populations manage diagnosis and how care homes can enhance the quality of life for people with dementia.
Faye Boswell and Katherine Gray from Alzheimer’s Society discuss the focus for future funding programmes, tips on writing your applications and an in-depth discussion about the 4 I’s. With insider experience from Dr Antoinette O’Connor, an Alzheimer Society-funded Clinical Research Fellow.
Emma Harding & Emilie Brotherhood are in the studio talking about the £3.5m Rare Dementia Support Impact study, researching the value of multi-component support groups for people living with or supporting someone with a rare form of dementia.
What’s possible when a group of creative, motivated, self-driven qualitative researchers find each other? Adam Smith joined Dr Jemima Dooley and Dr Sarah Griffiths to record this podcast and find out about their plans.
Dr Oz Ismail talks to Dr David Steadman, Yolanda Ohene and Dr Christina Toomey from UCL. Discussing life in the lab, what works for them, lab skills and how they transitioned from classroom to lab. We might even touch on the superstitions our panellists have for ensuring lab success!
Megan O’Hare talks to Ivana Pavisic and Dr Antoinette O’Connor about their different projects relating to ‘Longitudinal research study of familial Alzheimer’s disease’ and the changes that occur at this clinically silent stage.
How can an MSc help existing and new health and social care professionals kick-start a career in academia? This and the work at University of Bradford is discussed in this weeks podcast with Megan, Catherine and Ana.
With 10,000 plays & listeners coming from more than 50 countries – we celebrate and draw the name of one of lucky person to win a fantastic pair of Sony Wireless Headphones.
Dr Aoife Kiely from Alzheimer’s Society talks to Ruby Ali-Strayton, Dr Charlie Arber and Dr Claire Lancaster discussing their work, and all the news from day two of the Alzheimer’s Society Conference.
Dr Megan Calvert-O’Hare is joined by Gillian Harrison, Professor Claudia Cooper and Professor David Sharp discussing their work, and all the news from day one of the Alzheimer’s Society Conference.
Lakshini hosts this great panel discussion with Dr Chris Hardy, Dr Kirsty McAleese, Dr Marianne Coleman and Dr Jack Rivers-Auty. All work in different fields of dementia research, and all shared their advice, tips and experiences of getting a fellowship.
A special podcast recording made on location from the Dementias Platform UK (DPUK) datathon at the University of Exeter, we discuss how ‘data’ is being used to push new frontiers in dementia research.
Adam Smith talks with PhD students Michelle Lai and Luisa Krein from the University of Sydney. Discussing research on Young-onset dementia and how they manage the pressures of life, study and work.
Podcast – Dementia and risk enablement in NHS and Social Care settings (Functional Objects and Mobility)
Megan Calvert-O’Hare talks with Dr Pippa Collins and Kellyn Leed from the University of Southampton. Discussing their work to support people with dementia to stay mobile while in hospitals, and the benefits of enabling use of functionality objects in hospitals and nursing homes.
Lakshini Mendis talks with Professor Rosemary Varley, Dr Vitor Zimmerer and Anna Volkmer at University College London for this two part global podcast special looking how researchers are helping people with dementia with language and communication and what it can tell us.
Adam Smith talks with Luisa Krein and Cathy Taylor-Rubin at the University of Sydney for this two part global podcast special looking how researchers are helping people with dementia with language and communication and what it can tell us.
Dr Katy Stubbs chairs this podcast recorded on location, at this weeks ARUK Conference in Harrogate. The panel share news and highlights from across the three days.
Lakshini Mendis speaks with Dr Marina Papoutsi, Dr Akshay Nair and Lauren Byrne, from the Huntington’s Disease Centre at University College London.
As early stage researchers we are not always fully prepared for qualitative research and the ethical procedure. In this weeks podcast Dr Lakshini Mendis talks with Sarah Wallcook and Yvette Vermeer about how the tackled this issue.
Dr Megan Calvert-O’Hare talks with Raffaele Ferrari from UCL and Dr Claudia Manzoni from University of Reading. Discussing their research and the work of the International Frontotemporal Dementia Genomics Consortium (IFGC).
In this weeks podcast Megan Calvert-O’Hare talks to Emily Oliver and Naomi Gallant who are both Clinical Doctoral Research Fellows at the University of Southampton. Discussing their research into NHS Dementia Care and the role of the NIHR CLAHRC
In this latest podcast we hear from a volunteer, researcher and charity working closely together to ensure that people affected by dementia are involved in every stage of research to maximise impact.
In this podcast Oz Ismail talks to Géraldine Garrabet, Dr Caroline Selai and Kellie Morrissey discussing how they support students to stay physically and mentally well, with strategies for how they themselves have learned to cope.
In this two part special recorded on location at University of Exeter Medical School, the panel give advice to early career researchers. Exploring their personal experiences as research participants, and what they would like to see done better.
In this two part special recorded on location at University of Exeter Medical School, the panel give advice to early career researchers. Exploring their personal experiences as research participants, and what they would like to see done better.
We all have to deal with failure during our careers. But how do you handle it? In this podcast regular host Chris Hardy is joined by Charlotte Mykura, Oz Ismail and Anna Volkmer to discuss their approach to managing the challenges.
Podcast – Communication training for people with language led dementia (primary progressive aphasia)
This week Lakshini talks to Anna Volkmer, Rosemary Townsend and Oliver Sawyer discussing of speech and language therapy and their research around communication training for people with language led dementia (primary progressive aphasia).
Can the Amazon Echo be used in the home to help those living with dementia? In this podcast Emma Harding and Dr Nicholas Firth talking to Megan O’Hare, discussing their cutting edge research and how they researched the use of Amazon Echo to help people with PCA.
What is it really like to live, study and work overseas – our panel have come from across the world to do exactly that in the UK, listen as they discuss their experiences and share their advice for anyone thinking of doing he same.
Our panel of award winning poster presenters provide tips and advice on what you can do to make your poster better than the rest
ECRs from Leeds Beckett University talk about their work delivering research on improving care & support for people with dementia
Like all busy mums and dads, we find creative ways to manage, our time and work – but how about when that work is a career in dementia research….
How research has evolved quite considerably from the days of single author papers to exciting collaborations.
In this podcast our panel discuss how to balance your own interested, while being pragmatic and tips and lessons in choosing the right PhD or podcast.
In this podcast Dr Megan O’Hare talks to Francesca La Frenais, and Dr Penny Rapaport about the MARQUE Study, and how their work is helping us to understand what causes agitation and how the interventions tested in this study are improving quality of life for those living with dementia, and helping carers.
In this weeks podcast, our panel explore how they have worked with, and managed their relationships with supervisors. How this develops over time, how you ensure your research is your own and their tips for success.
Hear from three researchers discussing their work with people with dementia, how they benefit, how to prepare, and deal with challenging symptoms.
The life of a clinical academic is a constant balancing act between clinical work and research. Amy Monaghan talks to Dr Timothy Rittman, Dr Ione Woollacott & Dr Akin Nihat about how they meet theses challenges.