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Centre for Dementia Prevention

9A BioQuarter

9 Little France Road

Edinburgh

EH16 4UX

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You are warmly invited to take part in a GP evening at the Centre for Dementia Prevention. We organise annual GP evenings to further our collaboration with primary care networks, present updates on the latest dementia prevention research and offer resources for managing dementia within primary care.


The itinerary for the evening

- Talk 1 - The global landscape of dementia prevention research, Prof Craig Ritchie

- Talk 2 - Opportunities in Edinburgh: current CDP research studies and upcoming trials, Dr Vanessa Raymont

- Talk 3 - Managing dementia in primary and secondary care

- Discussion

There will be food and refreshments served, also please note free parking is available

We look forward to an evening of great discussions around dementia research!


About the Centre for Dementia Prevention

The University of Edinburgh’s Centre for Dementia Prevention is dedicated to a future without dementia. To achieve this, it brings together global leadership and expertise in social, basic and clinical science with drug discovery and development to understand and manage the diseases that lead to dementia as early as possible. The CDP is based within the Clinical Brain Sciences – a world leading academic hub of neuroscience research. Through research the CDP aims to provide evidence-based guidance and influence public opinion on the perceptions of dementia.

We know that the pathologies underlining dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease pathology, begins in mid-life, well before the onset of any symptoms. Alzheimer’s is a disease of midlife with manifestation in old age when symptoms of dementia occur. The academics and researchers at the Centre for Dementia Prevention are committed to understanding these early changes and deciphering risk factors that influence a person’s chance of developing dementia. With that knowledge, we will be in a powerful, informed position to implement ways in which to prevent dementia.

The Clinical Trials domain in the CDP led by Professor Ritchie and linked with the Clinical Research Facility run studies that involve volunteers of different ages. The studies aim to understand the links between genetic, environmental and clinical risks to dementia. A major focus for the Clinical domain within the CDP is to recruit a large number of volunteers into dementia prevention studies and enable a range of people to get involved with research across Scotland.

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