UK Dementia Research Institute at Imperial

Professor Paul Matthews, Edmond and Lily Safra Chair and Associate Director, UK Dementia Research Institute, explains Alzheimer's disease and dementia

The scale of the problem

Professor Paul Matthews, Edmond and Lily Safra Chair and Associate Director, UK Dementia Research Institute, explains Alzheimer's disease and dementia, how large a problem they are, and how the UK Dementia Research Institute at Imperial College London will work to address them.

In pursuing this goal, the Institute will work across six core programmes:

  • Ageing, environment and lifestyle
  • The microbiome and brain health
  • Novel bioelectronics technologies
  • Sleep as a protectant against dementia
  • Neural-circuit plasticity in neurodegeneration
  • Glial-neuronal interactions

Updates and news

Opportunities

We are currently recruiting oustanding researchers for the following positions:

  • Research Associate - Circadian Biology
  • Lecturer in Dementia Research
  • Senior Lecturer in Dementia Research
  • Reader in Dementia Research

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Neurotechnology for Dementia Workshop

Chicherley Hall, Buckinghamshire
Tuesday 14 - Thursday 16 May 2019

The workshop will bring together clinical and technological expertise for exploration of the state of the art and emerging technology concepts for support of discovery, diagnosis, monitoring or treatment of dementias.   

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