SDRC Conference 2019: PhD Presenter and Poster Displays

If you didn’t already know: the fourth annual SDRC conference will take place at the Radisson Blu in Glasgow on 15th April 2019. The conference will showcase the world-class dementia research taking place across Scotland and allow attendees to come together to...

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Scottish Brain Health Register: An Update

Earlier this year, the SDRC announced the launch of the Scottish Brain Health Register. The register is led by the Scottish Dementia Informatics Platform (part of the SDRC) and supported by Alzheimer Scotland, you can read more about the launch in our previous blog...

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Professor John Starr: A tribute

We're deeply saddened to hear that Professor John Starr has passed away. Prof Starr supported our work for many years as an Alzheimer Scotland Trustee, and as the Director of the Alzheimer Scotland Dementia Research Centre at the University of Edinburgh....

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Help shape future models of dementia palliative care

Help Shape Future Models of Dementia Palliative Care - We Want to Hear From You! We want to hear from healthcare workers, policy-makers, researchers, and other professionals with an interest in Dementia palliative care. Your contribution...

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What is cognitive reserve, and how do we increase it?

This article was originally published on The World Bank’s Voices blog. In our previous blog post, we wrote about how getting a good head start in brain development builds the foundation of our cognitive abilities. It puts us in a path towards...

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How your early childhood shapes your brain

This post first appeared on The World Bank’s Voices Blog.​ Did you know that investments in early childhood are crucial for achieving the brain’s full developmental potential and resilience? Jim Heckman, Nobel Laureate in economics, and his collaborators have shown...

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