On 17 July 2017, three members of the Join Dementia Research community got to put their questions to the world’s dementia research elite at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference (AAIC), held in London. The AAIC is the world’s largest gathering of the Alzheimer’s and dementia research community, with more than 5,000 leading Alzheimer’s disease and dementia scientists joining the five-day conference at ExCeL.
Dementia Reporters @ AAIC17. The highlights.
When can cognitive training have an impact - before or after a diagnosis of dementia?
What type of research are you involved in and why did you get involved in dementia research?
Why did you decide to get involved in dementia research?
What do you think about when they will have a test for testing people for dementia?
Can you tell me about your research on frontotemporal dementia & motor neurodegenerative syndromes?
Do you work with people with dementia as co-researchers?
How do social activities improve dementia?
What part do blood vessels play in the development of dementia?
What would you say to people about taking part in research?
What are the least known / misunderstood aspects of dementia in the public domain?
What does your work tell you about how we can reduce the risks of dementia?
What types of dementia do tau pathways related to?
What are some of the challenges for identifying someone with dementia for research?
Why have there been no treatments for dementia in the last 20 years?