Why a Global Action Plan on dementia is so important
Originally published 19 December on the Biomed Central Network. Dementia is the name of a group of progressive diseases that affect cognition and other crucial functions of the brain. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia, followed by vascular dementia, dementia with Lewy bodies and Frontotemporal dementia (FTD). Age is the main risk … More Why a Global Action Plan on dementia i...
A good decade
Rebekah Churchyard, 27, speaks about her relationship with her Grandpa living with dementia, and her passion for new research as a member of the World Young Leaders in Dementia (WYLD). … More A good decade
A look back at 2016
Marc Wortmann, executive director of Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) looks back on a busy year making dementia a global priority. … More A look back at 2016
Alzheimer community between disappointment and hope regarding drug development at CTAD conference 2016
Executive Director Marc Wortmann reviews progress in new drug developments for Alzheimer's Disease at the 9th Clinical Trials in Alzheimer's Disease Conference (CTAD) in December 2016. … More Alzheimer community between disappointment and hope regarding drug development at CTAD conference 2016