A WORLD LEADING RESOURCE FOR PERSON FOCUSED DEMENTIA RESEARCH

The Dementias Platform UK brings together world leading experts with cutting edge technology to speed up progress in dementias research.  Aiming to deliver early detection, prevention and better treatment and management of dementias.

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Boost for Professor Karl Herholtz leading the DPUK Brain Imaging Partnership

Boost for Professor Karl Herholtz leading the DPUK Brain Imaging Partnership

Dementia’s Platform UK (DPUK) welcomes the news that the MRC Neurosciences and Mental Health Board have awarded £0.8million for an Imaging Network Partnership to Professor Karl Herholz, at Manchester University. The support is a clear sign of DPUK’s early success in facilitating the development of a vibrant scientific community. The Partnership will strengthen collaboration between the 8 UK Brain Imaging centres engaged in the DPUK Imaging Network enabling further research in Dementias.
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Success for Stem Cell Science at the MRC Neuroscience and Mental Health Board

Success for Stem Cell Science at the MRC Neuroscience and Mental Health Board

Professor Siddharthan Chandran at Edinburgh University, has been awarded a £1.2million Partnership Award from the MRC Neuroscience and Mental Health Board, creating one of the first two DPUK-Linked projects. This Partnership will build on the work of the DPUK Stem Cells Network. Professor Karl Herholtz won a similar award extending the work of the DPUK Imaging Network at the same meeting.
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MRC and NIHR Success for DPUK Researchers

MRC and NIHR Success for DPUK Researchers

The MRC Neurosciences Board and the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) have today announced a multi-million pound award to Professor Simon Lovestone, Oxford. The award, made as part of the Dementias Platform UK, is for a Deep and Frequent Phenotyping Study, designed to detect early signs of Alzheimer’s disease. It aims to significantly increase our understanding of how to detect early Alzheimer’s disease.
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Prof. Julie Williams appointed to Deputy Director

Prof. Julie Williams appointed to Deputy Director

Prof. Julie Williams from Cardiff University, has been appointed as Deputy Director for Dementias Platform UK. Prof. Williams’ research focuses upon identifying and understanding genes which increase the risk of developing complex psychological and neurodegenerative disorders. These include Alzheimer’s disease, developmental dyslexia and schizophrenia.
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