The European Dementia Research Agenda – International Longevity Centre – UK – 24 February 2011

Posted on March 4, 2011. Filed under: Aged Care / Geriatrics | Tags: |

The European Dementia Research Agenda – International Longevity Centre – UK – 24 February 2011

“A report launched today reveals that the dementia research agenda in most EU countries remains critically under-funded and under-valued.

The report, ‘The European Dementia Research Agenda’ finds there is widespread disparity in the diagnosis, treatment and care of people with dementia across Europe.

The lead author of the report, Sally-Marie Bamford, ILC-UK Senior Researcher, argues that research needs to be afforded a greater role in tackling Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. The report suggests investment in clinical research and translational research will reap its own rewards and holds the key to improved prevention, diagnosis and treatment.”

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