Lewy body dementia drug trial enrolling now throughout UK

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  Are You or a Loved One living with Dementia With Lewy Bodies (DLB)? A Clinical Research Study May Be Your Next Step A clinical research study for people who have had a diagnosis of Dementia with Lewy bodies for …

Michael J Fox Foundation Research Grant

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We are pleased to advise that Dr Marzena Kurzawa-Akanbi has been awarded the Michael J Fox Foundation research grant. The project is very much related to her PhD work which was funded by The Lewy Body Society. Marzena has provided …

Dementia Research – East Anglia

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Allison Bentley is a Dementia Research Nurse working in Cambridge, who has developed a special interest in the physical (autonomic) symptoms associated with Lewy body disease. Lewy body disease can sometimes affect a person’s autonomic (involuntary) nervous system, which leads …

Kate Riddick – Sponsored Walk September 2016

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Thank you to Kate Riddick who together with her parents has completed a sponsored walk to raise funds for The Lewy Body Society, Kate’s Grannie has DLB. The following was written by Kate:- “We set off early up the Northumberland …

The INVEST Project

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In recent years, Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) groups have shown to be an enjoyable and beneficial therapy for people with memory problems. This project will show whether individualised (one-to-one) CST can be tailored for people who have problems with memory …

Join dementia research champion

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The Lewy Body Society is delighted to announce that it’s CEO Jacqueline Cannon has been accepted as a Join Dementia Research Champion. Join Dementia Research (www.joindementiaresearch.nihr.ac.uk) is a nationwide online and telephone service that makes it easier for people to …