News and Blogs
20 October 2020
DPUK researchers have secured funding to investigate the global mental health impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
15 October 2020
The DPUK-led Deep and Frequent Phenotyping study has resumed after being paused at the start of the coronavirus pandemic.
14 October 2020
DPUK has this week launched a new report summarising its achievements to date and looking ahead to its future role at the leading edge of dementia research.
23 September 2020
The University of Sheffield’s new PET-MR scanner is to become part of the DPUK imaging network, supporting research into the detection and treatment of dementia.
The DPUK blog
21 October 2020
Stroke and vascular dementia are intrinsically related, with both being a risk factor for the other. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh led by Professor Joanna Wardlaw are studying stroke patients to learn more about the cognitive impairment that often follows a stroke, thanks to a grant from DPUK that allowed them to get started.
4 August 2020
Dr Ivan Koychev, of DPUK and Oxford University's Department of Psychiatry, writes about new research into the effectiveness of drugs to treat the symptoms of dementia.
27 July 2020
We caught up with Professor John Gallacher, Director of Dementias Platform UK and Professor of Cognitive Health at Oxford University, to get his thoughts on the current state of play in dementia research – and what the future might hold.
1 June 2020
Supporting a family member through dementia is not easy, and the extra challenges introduced by the coronavirus lockdown can make matters even more challenging. Guest blogger Ruby Clarkson summarises the best advice and the help that's available.
26 May 2020
There is mounting evidence suggesting that education has lifelong benefits that promote good health, and that it is more than a ‘gateway’ to a higher socioeconomic status. Pamela Almeida-Meza – PhD student in UCL’s Department of Behavioural Science and Health explains the nuances of the latest research findings in this area.