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Tag: University of Oxford
Blog by Bryan Ng from University of Oxford, for Dementia Platforms UK. Working with patient-specific stem cells comparing experimental outcomes he’s observing with symptoms recorded in the clinics.
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.
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.
Postdoctoral Cognitive Scientist at the University of Oxford Big Data Institute researching cognition, early detection of Alzheimer’s Disease and impact of risks on lifespan. Often found hobnobbing with Lord Barrington (the cat).
For MRC grants that involve collaborations, almost half (43%) are international. They are running a symposium in Washington D.C to encourage more of this, by joining up UK early career researchers and National Institutes of Health (NIH) researchers working in neurodegeneration. But what’s the international incentive? Three researchers with MRC-NIH Partnership Awards share how they hope to benefit. Dr Chi-Hun Kim,…
Review assesses the benefits and harms of exercise for preventing falls in older people living in the community
New evidence published in the Cochrane Library provides strong evidence that falls in people over sixty-years old can be prevented by exercise programmes.