Alzheimer’s Research UK has been announced as the new headline charity partner for the TTP Cambridge Half Marathon.
Retired Scots Dragoon Guards Major Michael Stanley, better known as Major Mick, has been taking his Tintanic II homemade tin boat on a tour of waterways around the UK this summer.
After his hugely successful adventure with Tintanic – a homemade boat made of tin – in the first lockdown last year, retired Scots Dragoon Guards Major Michael Stanley, better known as Major Mick, has taken his new and “improved” Tintanic II on the road for a tour of waterways around the UK.
The Rainwater Charitable Foundation (RCF), one of the largest independent funders of neurodegenerative disease research, today announced that it has entered into a strategic collaborative partnership with the ALBORADA Drug Discovery Institute (ADDI) funded by Alzheimer’s Research UK (ARUK) at the University of Cambridge.
Today (Monday 22 June) some dementia researchers funded by Alzheimer’s Research UK will head back into the lab at the University of Cambridge, while ensuring they comply with the strict government guidelines on social distancing.
Alzheimer’s Research UK has announced funding of new research at the University of Cambridge and Newcastle University exploring the impact of coronavirus-induced social isolation measures on older people at increased risk of COVID-19.
Scientists from Cambridge are inviting the public to the free event Our vision and updates on research progress for dementia on Thursday 12 March, to hear more about current progress in dementia research.
Alzheimer’s Research UK, the Great Abingdon-based dementia research charity, has launched a new challenge in Cambridge for anyone who enjoys a hike in the great outdoors.
Cambridge-based clinician and researcher, Professor James Rowe, takes the spotlight in an inspiring new charity film exploring the impact dementia has on the brain and the power of research to overcome it.
Ely Cathedral illuminated orange as Alzheimer’s Research UK puts dementia awareness in the spotlight
Alzheimer’s Research UK (ARUK) teamed up with Ely to illuminate the iconic Ely Cathedral in orange on Saturday (21 September), to shine a light on its #ShareTheOrange dementia awareness campaign, as part of World Alzheimer’s month.
Alzheimer’s Research UK has joined forces with Samuel L Jackson to battle the serious misconception that dementia is an inevitability of old age. The ‘#ShareTheOrange’ campaign highlights that physical diseases cause dementia using an orange to symbolise the weight of matter lost in the brain as the condition develops.
Staff from Hidden Hearing in Cambridge will be playing their part in a three-month branch-to-branch charity relay on Friday (31st May 2019), raising money for Alzheimer’s Research UK and handing out oranges, in support of the Campaign for Better Hearing.
Prof David Rubinsztein at the University of Cambridge has been awarded more than £500,000 from leading dementia research charity, Alzheimer’s Research UK. The new funding will support research into a way to tackle diseases like Alzheimer’s by boosting the brain’s waste disposal system.
Devoted son Doron Salomon, whose story captured the hearts of the nation when he thanked Sainsbury’s for ‘going above and beyond’ to support his mum following her Alzheimer’s diagnosis, is calling on Cambridge residents to vote for Alzheimer's Research UK to become the next Local Charity of the Year at three Sainsbury's stores.
East Anglian-based chartered accountants Price Bailey is finishing its partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK on a high after two employees trekked up five volcanoes and pushed the firm’s fundraising total to more than £73,000.
When Rosemary Westwell was pregnant with her second daughter, she received a phone call to say that her husband, John, had collapsed on the street.
A Cambridgeshire group is appealing for new members to help raise funds for Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity.
Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, has announced record growth in 2016/17 with a total income of £30.5 million, an increase of 38% on the previous year. Growing public support for the Cambridgeshire-based charity’s work saw voluntary donations rise by 44%, 11 times the sector average.
Brexit must not delay the development and delivery of the first life-changing treatment for people living with dementia. That was the message Alzheimer’s Research UK had for politicians today during a roundtable hosted by the Exiting the European Union Committee.
At six years old, Matthew Thomas was taught how to sail by his father, Eric, in a boat he had built in his garage back in 1971. What started out as a hobby turned into a lifelong passion for Matthew, 52, who is the Chief Instructor at Otley Sailing Club – a passion he shared with his dad for many years.
Cambridge dementia scientists are set to benefit from nearly three quarters of a million pounds of new funding from Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity.
Research in mice suggests that head injuries may cause problems with waste clearance in the brain, leading to the build-up of toxic proteins associated with dementia. The study has just been published in the Journal of Neuroscience.
Researchers in the US have found that people who develop diabetes in midlife are more likely to show signs of cognitive decline 20 years later. The study is published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine.
Alzheimer’s Research UK has received a gift of £5,000 from the late Doris Cooper who lived in Codicote, Hertfordshire, and passed away in January 2014, aged 94. Doris left the gift in her Will to the UK’s leading dementia research charity in memory of her younger brother Ronald Procter, who died with Alzheimer’s disease in 2013.
The Government is to commit £15m to a new fund to boost dementia research, it was announced today. The fund, which will focus on research to develop new treatments for dementia, will aim to bring in further investment from the private and charity sectors to back a range of research projects.