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This page shows the latest Alzheimer's Society news and features for those working in and with pharma, biotech and healthcare.

Online therapy for dementia carers to be studied

Online therapy for dementia carers to be studied

The project is being co-led by the Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and the Alzheimer’s Society and they’ll assess an online programme called ‘ Caring for Me and You ’. ... Dr Doug Brown, director of research and development at the

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  • Researchers say 'neurostatins' may ward off Alzheimer's Researchers say 'neurostatins' may ward off Alzheimer's

    Researchers say 'neurostatins' may ward off Alzheimer's. Preclinical studies show bexarotene prevents nerve cell degeneration. ... A note of caution has been sounded by Doug Brown, R&D director at the Alzheimer's Society, who noted that Bexarotene has

  • Glimmer of hope for amyloid drugs in Alzheimer's? Glimmer of hope for amyloid drugs in Alzheimer's?

    Glimmer of hope for amyloid drugs in Alzheimer's? Expectations remain high but high efficacy rates still allusive for most firms. ... The trial still has another two years to run. The Alzheimer's Society in the UK welcomed the new data - which it

  • Charity coalition pledges millions for brain disease research Charity coalition pledges millions for brain disease research

    The funding will focus on neurodegenerative conditions, such as dementia, motor neurone disease and Parkinson's disease for which there is an unmet need. ... Neuro– MAP's partners are Alzheimer's Association US, Alzheimer Research UK, Alzheimer's

  • Boehringer gets ‘kite mark’ for health information Boehringer gets ‘kite mark’ for health information

    Organisations signed up to the TIS include charities, such as the Alzheimer's Society and the British Liver trust, private healthcare provider Bupa and many NHS trusts, but Boehringer is the ... And to do so, it's vital that all parties have the right

  • Why we must protect future innovation opportunities Why we must protect future innovation opportunities

    Society has benefited from treatments that have large patient population coverage, as advances in science and technology increasingly permit industry to shift towards a more focused and personalised approach. ... Joining them will be Dr Doug Brown,

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  • What can pharma learn from the charity sector? What can pharma learn from the charity sector?

    Georgina Carr, Head of External Relations and Campaigns at the MS Society, works with people with MS on a daily basis: “Co-creation has been key in the health charity sector ... Dr Doug Brown, Chief Policy and Research Officer at Alzheimer’s Society,

  • Holding on to hope for Alzheimer’s advances Holding on to hope for Alzheimers advances

    750 people with prodromal to mild Alzheimer’s; that too is scheduled to complete in 2020. ... The project is a joint £250m investment into dementia research led by the Medical Research Council, alongside the Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer’s

  • Boehringer Ingelheim on walking the talk in patient-centricity Boehringer Ingelheim on walking the talk in patient-centricity

    The role is the first position at the company that Dugi has taken outside Boehringer's homeland. ... In signing up to The Information Standard, Boehringer joins the likes of the Alzheimer's Society and the British Liver Trust, private healthcare provider

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Latest appointments

  • UK Dementia Research Institute names director UK Dementia Research Institute names director

    In his new role, Prof De Strooper will work with the institute's founding partners - the Medical Research Council, Alzheimer's Society and Alzheimer's Research UK - to develop new therapeutics

  • NHiS appoints mental health associate director NHiS appoints mental health associate director

    During this time, he has worked closely with local authorities to publish the Merton Mental Health Needs Assessment and helped to develop the Alzheimer's Society's Dementia Hub. ... capability. “ Following Laurence's appointment, we can now offer

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  • emotive choose a charity to support in 2016

    A total of 24 charities were put forward and vigorously defended, including Crisis, Alzheimer’ s Society, Stroke Association, War Child, Orangutan Foundation, Age UK, Solar Aid, and Battersea Dogs and Cats ... Adam Boucher, emotive’ s Client Services

  • Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month

    3. Alzheimer’ s Society website. Available at Last accessed June 2017. ... 5. Alzheimer's hopes dashed as Lilly gives up on amyloid drug solanezumab.

  • Packer Forbes News November 2015

    With a keen interest in the healthcare industry, Jade has worked extensively in many disease areas including hepatitis C, anticoagulation, Alzheimer’ s disease, women’ s health, melanoma and nicotine replacement therapy. ... She volunteered in the

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