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Study shows value of big data in highlighting effects of childhood adversity

New research has provided further evidence of the link between childhood emotional abuse and changes in the structure of the brain, highlighting the power of big data to shed light on how our early experiences affect us in later life.

DPUK response to the government Roadmap on research and development

Comment by Professor John Gallacher, Director of Dementias Platform UK

New study suggests childhood intelligence plays protective role against late-life terminal decline

Researchers from University College London (UCL), the University of Edinburgh and the University of Montreal have shown that higher childhood intelligence has a long-term association with levels of cognitive function – even towards the end of life.

Virtual DPUK datathon kick starts dementia cohort research online

An international group of scientists from universities and industry is logging into the first virtual DPUK datathon which starts today.