The Scottish Dementia Research Consortium are committed to supporting and championing those undertaking dementia research at all stages of their career. At the SDRC Conference 2019, we are delighted to have a number of PhD Students and Early Career Researchers presenting on their ongoing or most recent research projects. 


Please see below the exciting and fascinating research that you will learn about at next week’s conference from some of the next generation of dementia researchers.


 Miriam Scarpa

 University of Glasgow

 Title: Adverse effect liability of M1 receptor drugs for Alzheimer’s disease: the role of receptor phosphorylation in reducing adverse responses


Sarah Hesse

 University of Glasgow

 Title: Targeting the M1 receptor in neurodegeneration


Sofia Della Fuente

 University of Edinburgh

 Title: Human-Robot Interaction for Dementia Prevention and Research with a Focus on Cognitive Well-being 


Sarah Gregory
University of Edinburgh

Title: Can we use stress biomarkers to model risk for Alzheimer’s disease?


Laura McWhirter

University of Edinburgh

 Title: Understanding functional disorder phenotypes in the differential diagnosis of prodromal dementia


Kotryna Baronaite

University of Aberdeen

Title: Development of Tau binding molecules for use as PET tracer


Anna Jack-Waugh

University of the West of Scotland

 Title: findings related to the participation of people with dementia as peer educators on Scotland’s National Dementia Champions programme


Suzanne Croy
University of Stirling

 Title: Living with a diagnosis of frontotemporal dementia: What helps and hinders?


Ilaria Pina
University of Stirling

Title: Characterise cognition in movement in the real world


Mizuki Moriaski
University of St Andrews

Title: Maturation-dependent effects of glucocortoids (GCs) & neuroprotective effect of α-amylase on murine hippocampal neuon availability 


You can view the full conference programme, as well as the list of all speakers, by clicking here


Registration for the conference is now closed. However, you can contact to request if there are still spaces available and to be put onto the waiting list.