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HCAP study fieldwork complete

2nd May 2018

The Healthy Cognitive Aging Project (HCAP) is a sub-study carried out within the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA). The project aims to investigate dementia risk using a harmonised cognitive assessment protocol, as part of an international research collaboration supported by a $2.4 million grant from the US National Institute on Aging (NIA). The study incorporates 1,300 men and […]

Impact of DECODE system on memory clinics

29th March 2018

Background A large proportion of people who are referred to memory clinics are cognitively healthy and do not receive a diagnosis of dementia or another cognitive deficit. This places unnecessary strain on stretched services locally, nationally and internationally. A team at the University of Exeter led by Dr David Llewellyn, have developed a clinical decision […]

DECODE system Highly Commended by AXA Healthcare

7th March 2018

The DECODE system has been Highly Commended by AXA Healthcare in their Heroes of Health Tech award for Innovations in the Early Diagnosis of Dementia. In partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK, this award aims to identify excellence in design innovation and technology development that can support the diagnosis of diseases underpinning dementia. The panel were […]