Dementia

Exploring the link between football and dementia

Posted on 12 February 2018 by Jack Beaumont

I work on a project investigating Alzheimer’s disease at Cardiff University’s MRC Centre for Neuropsychiatric Genetics and Genomics. Although not directly related to the research project I am involved with, I am interested in the impact of concussion in sport and whether repeated blows to the head/concussions increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. It
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Dementia

Posted on 6 April 2017 by Professor Kim Graham

Professor Kim Graham is Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience and Dean of Research in the College of Biomedical and Life Sciences at Cardiff University.  She is on the Steering Group of the Dementias Platform UK, and author of an Oxford University Press book entitled, ‘The Evolution of Memory Systems’.  Her research group uses advanced neuroimaging methods,
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Living well with dementia

Posted on 30 March 2017 by Dr Alexandra Hillman

Dementia is a term that covers a wide range of different conditions and every person with dementia experiences illness and the challenges it brings in different ways. While prevention and successful treatment of dementia remain elusive, finding ways to live well with dementia are important goals for individuals and their families and this is increasingly
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