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Bart de Strooper: views from the rooftop

Adrian Burton in conversation with our Director for The Lancet Neurology

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D3A: Launching our new research accelerator partnership with DDF

We're thrilled to team up with the Dementia Discovery Fund to support important research projects with potential to create meaningful new medicines for dementia.

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A SMARTer system: new equipment brings greater insight

The new SMARTer ICELL8cx Single-Cell Automation System is installed and ready to use at our Cardiff centre.

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Connectome 2018: Connect, discover, accelerate.

Our researchers were brought together in one place for the first time!

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Mild Stroke Study 3 recruits its first participant

Led by Professor Joanna Wardlaw at the UK DRI at Edinburgh

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Biophysics: Understanding dementia to the nanometer

Guest blog from Dr Mathew Horrocks, UK DRI at Edinburgh

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Nir Grossman wins prize for method that reaches into the brain, without surgery

Congratulations to our UK DRI Fellow on this recognition for incredible work

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UK DRI at UCL opens its doors

“This is the beginning of the end for dementia,” announced Prof Nick Fox, as we officially opened the hub of the institute at UCL.

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£2 million Wolfson Foundation award towards our future home at UCL

The state of the art new building will house both the hub of the UK DRI alongside UCL’s renowned Institute of Neurology.

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Professor Nick Fox to lead the UK DRI at UCL for 2018

We are delighted to announce that Professor Nick Fox, a group leader at the UK DRI at UCL, has generously agreed to step up as interim Associate Director of the UK DRI at UCL.

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A structure for success

An update on our leadership team, from our UK DRI Board of Trustees

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Neurological disorders appear genetically distinct from one another and from psychiatric disorders

As part of the Brainstorm Consortium, UK DRI researchers have played a role in a new study that starts to re-shape how we think about many disorders of the brain.

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Molecular mechanisms of Parkinson’s disease are unravelled

A team of collaborators, including UK DRI centres in Cambridge and Edinburgh have performed detailed brain cell analysis to uncover new mechanisms thought to underlie Parkinson’s disease.

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Roger de Spoelberch Prize awarded to David Rubinsztein, UK DRI Professor

Awarded for work on neurodegenerative or psychiatric diseases, this year's prize goes to Prof David Rubinsztein, UK DRI at University of Cambridge, for his work on autophagy and neurodegeneration.

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UK DRI at the ARUK conference 2018

As one of our founding funders, we were proud to feature at this year's annual conference from Alzheimer's Research UK (March 20-21, London).

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Official launch: UK DRI at the University of Edinburgh

In the first of our six openings this year, our Edinburgh centre set the bar exceptionally high!

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Scottish government invest in MND at the UK DRI at Edinburgh

Almost £400,000 will be invested over the next three years to fund two postdoctoral posts.

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Meet our Board of Trustees

Under the leadership of the Chair, William Rucker, the Board of Trustees will have collective responsibility for the effective governance and development of the UK DRI, setting its strategic direction and major policies with the Directors and senior UK DRI staff in line with the institute's objectives.

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UK DRI centres at Edinburgh and Kings come together to provide new insight for ALS

This research represents an early step in our understanding of why motor neurons are highly vulnerable in ALS.

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£40 million boost to UK DRI hub at UCL

This new funding will contribute to an iconic £250m new building at UCL which will host the central hub of UK DRI alongside the university’s world-class Institute of Neurology (IoN).

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Latest tweets from @UKDRI

RT @UkdriL: We have organised a mini-symposium with @QuanterixSimoa on biomarker detection using #simoa technology on the 30th of July! Com…
23 Jul 2019 12:55

RT @DementiasUK: Do data researchers know about our hub of resources for #dementia #cohort studies? It's all in here @turinginst @CLOSER_UK
23 Jul 2019 12:29