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Alzheimer’s Researchers take part in local science fair for Dementia Awareness Week

Last week was Dementia Awareness week, and here at Alzheimer’s Research UK Oxford Drug Discovery Institute we collaborated with the Oxford Health NHS Trust to put together a stall for a local science fair, organised by Living Well Oxford. Funded by Wellcome, the Living Well “pop-up shop”, entitled Ageing: From Birth and Beyond, took place […]

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Scientist Focus: Dr Elena Di Daniel

Originally posted at dementiablog.org Today (11 October) is Ada Lovelace Day, an international celebration of the work and achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths. To celebrate and showcase the work of the amazing women in dementia research, we caught up with Elena Di Daniel who is Head of Biology at the Alzheimer’s […]

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Oxford researcher to tackle 100km trek for Alzheimer’s Research UK

An Oxford scientist is gearing up for a gruelling non-stop 100km trek to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity. Dr Francesca Nicholls, who works at the charity’s Oxford Drug Discovery Institute, will be one of dozens of people taking part in Race the Tide next month, a 30-hour endurance […]

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New collaboration between the Drug Discovery Alliance and the Structural Genomics Consortium

    We announce today a groundbreaking partnership between the Alzheimer’s Research UK Drug Discovery Alliance (DDA) and the Structural Genomics Consortium (SGC), an international group of academic and industrial researchers with a strong track record in uncovering new drug targets and enabling new clinical trials, quickly. The Alzheimer’s Research UK Drug Discovery Alliance (DDA) […]

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Fundraising activity at Oxford Drug Discovery Institute

Here at the Alzheimer’s Research UK Oxford Drug Discovery Institute, all our researchers are incredibly passionate about fighting dementia. When in the lab, they are dedicated to discovering novel targets for the diseases that cause dementia, whilst outside of the lab taking part in all kinds of fundraising activity. Our scientists have put on bake […]

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Scientists to take part in Oxford Memory Research Day

    On 13th July, OxDARE and the Alzheimer’s Research UK Oxford Network Centre will be hosting Oxford Memory Research Day at St. Anne’s College, Oxford. Oxford Dementia and Ageing Research (OxDARE) was set up by the Oxford Biomedical Research Centre to co-ordinate Oxford’s response to the Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia. As well as […]

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Alzheimer’s Research UK launches three Drug Discovery Institutes

Alzheimer’s Research UK, the world’s largest dedicated dementia research charity, has announced a £30m Drug Discovery Alliance, launching three flagship Drug Discovery Institutes at the Universities of Cambridge, Oxford and UCL (University College London). The Drug Discovery Institutes will see 90 new research scientists employed in state-of-the-art facilities to fast-track the development of new treatments […]

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