SDRC Annual Report 2021/22: Diagnosis

SDRC Annual Report 2021/22: Diagnosis

This blog is an extract from the SDRC Annual Report 2021/22, dedicates a section to the progress and ongoing work of each of the SDRC research themes.  This blog is from the Diagnosis theme, written by theme lead Dr Terry Quinn. Twelve months is a long time in...
Research Study: dementia assessment in people from ethnic minorities

Research Study: dementia assessment in people from ethnic minorities

Dr Clara Calia, lecturer in Clinical Psychology and Director of Ethics in the School of Health in Social Science at the University of Edinburgh, is recruiting healthcare professionals for a study which looks at dementia assessment in people from ethnic minority...
The launch of the SDRC Annual Report 2021/22

The launch of the SDRC Annual Report 2021/22

The SDRC Annual Report 2022, launched at the SDRC Annual Conference on Monday 9th May. It outlines what research has been ongoing in dementia and brain health research in Scotland in the past 12 months. It includes the updates from each of the SDRC Research Themes, as...
Research Strategy Oversight Board Chair: Henry McLeish

Research Strategy Oversight Board Chair: Henry McLeish

The Scottish Dementia Research Consortium, Brain Health Scotland and Alzheimer Scotland are delighted to announce the appointment of Henry McLeish as the Chair of the Scottish Brain Health and Dementia Research Strategy Oversight Board.  In July 2021, the SDRC,...
New SDRC Executive Committee Member: Dr Leah Macaden

New SDRC Executive Committee Member: Dr Leah Macaden

The SDRC are delighted that Dr Leah Macaden has agreed to be co-opted to the SDRC Executive Committee. Given the change of circumstances of the SDRC Executive Committee in 2020/21, it was decided to co-opt new members between now and the next election support our...