Tickets released for Preventing Dementia: Advice and Advances

We are delighted to be hosting events across the West Coast of Scotland this September to share the latest research on preventing dementia. Join us for an evening of stimulating discussion around how we can all improve our brain health and manage our risk of dementia in later life. Leading experts from the Centre for Dementia … Continue reading Tickets released for Preventing Dementia: Advice and Advances »

Summer School: Alzheimer’s disease research methodology

After the success of the Alzheimer’s disease summer school last year, we look forward to this year’s summer school event focusing on research methodology From Cell to Populations. We are pleased the summer school is becoming an annual event with more spaces available this year. The summer school takes place 11th – 14th June in … Continue reading Summer School: Alzheimer’s disease research methodology »

Mid-life protective versus harmful lifestyle factors and risk of dementia

We are pleased to see a review paper from our centre summarising evidence around lifestyle and neurodegeneration in midlife as expressed on functional magnetic resonance imaging published in the Alzheimer’s & Dementia: Translational Research & Clinical Interventions journal. The paper was led by Hinesh Topiwala and looked at lifestyle and brain health in midlife (access it here). In the … Continue reading Mid-life protective versus harmful lifestyle factors and risk of dementia »

Looking ahead: Our collaboration with Playlist for Life

We are thrilled to be marking our collaboration with the Playlist for Life charity by organising a concert Memory sessions at St Cecilia’s Hall, Scotland’s oldest purpose-built concert hall this Sunday. The event is organised between the Centre for Dementia Prevention and Playlist for Life. We will hear Ricky Ross (Deacon Blue) and friends performing … Continue reading Looking ahead: Our collaboration with Playlist for Life »

Karine Polwart to join Ricky Ross and friends for dementia benefit

We are delighted to announce that Scottish singer-songwriter Karine Polwart will join Ricky Ross and friends at our special evening of music and memories: Songs in the Round. The one-off concert – also featuring Del Amitri’s Justin Currie and Danny Wilson’s Gary Clark – will be held at St Cecilia’s Hall in Edinburgh on 29th … Continue reading Karine Polwart to join Ricky Ross and friends for dementia benefit »

Watch: Highlights from ‘‘Preventing Dementia: Advice and Advances’’ Winter Conference

The Centre for Dementia Prevention held its inaugural winter conference, ‘‘Preventing Dementia: Advice and Advances’’ at the end of 2017. Hosted in the beautiful surroundings of Edinburgh University’s Playfair Library, the sold-out event was a fantastic success. Thank you to all who joined us! Below are video highlights from a range of talks delivered on … Continue reading Watch: Highlights from ‘‘Preventing Dementia: Advice and Advances’’ Winter Conference »