Oxford Dementia Research Day 2018

Thursday 12th July 2018 St John's College Oxford

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You can now register for free (see below) for the annual Oxford Dementia Research Day jointly organised by NIHR Oxford Health Biomedical Research Centre and Alzheimer's Research UK Oxford Local Network. CPD credits to be applied for.


There will be a full day of talks (programme to follow) covering subjects including cellular and clinical research, managing dementia and cognition. There will also be poster sessions through the day with plenty of time for networking and an evening reception.

The keynote speaker will be Diane Hanger, Professor of Neuroscience at King’s College London who will talk on

“Using cell and animal models to uncover molecular mechanisms underlying dementia”.

To submit an abstract to present a poster please complete an abstract submission form and return to aruk.administrator@dpag.ox.ac.uk - deadline now extended to June 27.

Early Career Researchers are invited to join us for a post-conference social in the St John’s college bar, with special guests from MedComms, Editing and Industry who are there to chat and answer your questions about their career paths. We will also have free drinks available for ECR network members, including a special Moji-tau cocktail!

Branwen Brockley Alzheimer’s Research UK Funding opportunities and resources with Alzheimer’s Research UK

Molecules and cells

Claudia Manzoni Reading School of Pharmacy Protein network interactions in FTD.
Noel Buckley Department of Psychiatry, Oxford  
Liu Shi Department of Psychiatry, Oxford Biomarkers for Alzheimer's
Fiona Menzies Eli Lilly New approaches to Alzheimer’s Disease drug discovery


Naiara Demnitz Department of Psychiatry, Oxford The relationship between mobility and the ageing brain
Vanessa Raymont Department of Psychiatry, Oxford Pre-clinical Alzheimer's trials in Psychiatry
Rosemary Lim Reading School of Pharmacy How do people with dementia and their family carers manage medication-taking?


Chris Butler Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Oxford Accelerated long-term forgetting especially as seen in pre-symptomatic Alzheimer’s
Clare O'Donoghue Oxford Centre for Human Brain Activity (OHBA)  
Toms Voits Reading School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences Cognitive and neurological effects of bilingualism in healthy ageing and dementia
Nahid Zokaei Department of Experimental Psychology, Oxford Dissociable effects of apolipoprotein-E (APOE) gene on short and long-term memories

Keynote Talk: Diane Hanger, Professor of Neuroscience at King’s College London


Attendance at the research day is free, but registration is required (see below).

Please download a poster to print and share

Members of other dementia research networks are welcome to attend, but priority will be given to local researchers.

If you have any questions about this event please contact aruk.administrator@dpag.ox.ac.uk