The Alzheimer Scotland Student Research Programme has funded two projects during its 2023/4 round of applications. We are pleased to announce the team that were awarded the second of two awards is Dr Coco Newton from University College London and Prof Anja Maier from University of Strathclyde. 

The project’s title is: Preparing Scottish dementia services for future diagnostic technologies

The aim of the project is to investigate how to safely and effectively introduce new diagnostic test capable of earlier dementia disease detection into Scottish GP services. The test that will be the focus of the project is known as the Four Mountains Test. 

Prof Maier and Dr Newton are currently in the process of recruiting a student for this project and we will keep you updated in due course!

Congratulations and we look forward to working with the team.

The Alzheimer Student Research Programme support the next generation of dementia and brain health research by funding studentships at institutions across Scotland. Find out more here

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