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Cambridgeshire-based charity, Alzheimer’s Research UK, has been recognised as one of the Best Companies to Work for in the East of England. The charity, with its head office in Great Abington, was placed 49 on the list of 75 organisations, created by Best Companies. This comes just weeks after Alzheimer’s Research UK was named as…
The UK’s leading dementia research charity Alzheimer’s Research UK has today (11 February) launched a global initiative to revolutionise the early detection of neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s. The project will harness and analyse a wealth of digital data to develop signatures of disease – or “fingerprints” – that can be then detected using wearable technologies,…
Alzheimer’s Research UK has launched an ambitious spending plan for the government’s ‘Dementia Moonshot’ funding pledge – with the charity outlining six priority research areas that must receive investment, if we are to find a life-changing treatment. Following the Conservatives’ election promise to double government funding for dementia research to over £160 million a year,…
Today (Tuesday 22 October) the pharmaceutical company Biogen announced they plan to file for US marketing approval of the potential Alzheimer’s drug, aducanumab. Aducanumab is an antibody designed to target amyloid, a protein that builds up in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s at an early stage in the disease process. Biogen originally halted Phase…
Seven highlights from the world’s largest dementia research conference
This year, the world’s largest dementia research conference – the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC) – went virtual. Here are our top seven highlights from the week!