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Scientists confirm new way to observe the progress of Alzheimer’s disease in the brain

A new study demonstrates a method of visualising Alzheimer’s progression that could also become a target for new potential treatments.

DPUK and Korea Dementia Research Center to work together for global benefit

Dementias Platform UK (DPUK) is pleased to announce it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the newly launched Korea Dementia Research Center (KDRC).

Report reveals the effects of COVID-19 on dementia research

A new report has found that dementia research has been deprioritised during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Online PET-MR neuroimaging course at Edinburgh University

An online course explores the emerging neuroimaging technique of PET-MR, in which PET and MRI scans are run simultaneously to produce dynamic, high-quality images of the brain.

New Alzheimer's drug aducanumab approved for use in US

DPUK director Professor John Gallacher says the decision to approve the Alzheimer's drug aducanumab for use in the US is 'exciting news' for dementia research.