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Blood test could bring new hope to Alzheimer's clinical trials

Researchers based at UCL have found that blood tests measuring the protein amyloid – a hallmark of Alzheimer's disease – could radically reduce the cost of clinical trials and potentially open the door to treating the disease earlier.

Study shows people with dementia from disadvantaged neighbourhoods wait longer for care home admission

A new study is the first to show a link between socio-economic factors and the time it takes for someone with dementia to be admitted to a care home.

Brain study pinpointing early signs of Alzheimer’s disease seeks participants in Oxford area

Researchers at Oxford University are recruiting volunteers aged 50+ who have either mild cognitive impairment (MCI) or early-stage dementia, as well as neurologically healthy people as an essential comparison to those with memory impairment.

DPUK teams up with Cognetivity Neurosciences in study of smartphone-based remote cognitive assessment

DPUK researchers will be working with Cognetivity Neurosciences to monitor the cognition of people at risk of dementia using smartphones.

New protocol paper showcases brain health study recruitment platform

A new paper details what the DPUK volunteer recontact register is and how it can be used by researchers to recruit highly characterised participants to brain health studies.