Virgin Money Giving fundraising platform to close

We have been informed that from 1st December 2021 the fundraising platform Virgin Money Giving is closing, and no further donations will be accepted.  This means it will no longer be an option for supporters who are raising funds for The Lewy …

My experience of the Great North Run

In this blog, Dr Clarissa Giebel, Senior Research Fellow at the University of Liverpool, shares her experience of running the Great North Run in support of The Lewy Body Society. Thank you Clarissa, and well done on also completing the …

Thank you to our London Marathon team!

The London Marathon returned on 3rd October, with the first full-scale race for two years.  Around 8,000 runners took part, with many more running a virtual marathon in locations across the UK. We were only able to secure a single …

“What is to become of me?” 

A review of Oscar winning drama The Father, starring Anthony Hopkins and Olivia Colman By Rachel Thompson, Consultant Admiral Nurse If I’m honest, I watched ‘The Father’ with some trepidation.  Would it sympathetically portray the experience of dementia? Would it be …

Christmas cards now on sale

Our popular Christmas cards are now available from our online shop.  By purchasing these cards you will be supporting our efforts to raise awareness of Lewy body dementia, and fund research to help diagnose and treat the disease.  Featuring original …

Research summary report: Multimodal Imaging in Lewy Body Disorders

We have received the following report from the University of Cambridge, which summarises the progress made following the award of a Lewy Body Society grant in 2015. There are some very positive outcomes, such as an improved understanding of imaging …