A PET-MR study of occipital connectivity in DLB

2019/20 Grant awarded to Professor John-Paul Taylor, Deputy Dementia Theme lead for the NIHR Newcastle Biomedical Research Centre, Translational and Clinical Research Institute, Newcastle University Aim of the study Using advanced imaging on a PET-MR scanner, this study will examine …

Volunteers with LBD sought for new study

The Dementia Research Centre at University College London is looking for volunteers with Lewy body dementia to take part in a new research study funded by the British Medical Association Foundation. Background to the study In order to develop new …

Police recruits fundraise for LBS during training

We would like to say a big thank you to Metropolitan Police recruits in classes 106A and 106E who took part in fundraising activities for the Lewy Body Society and have raised £625. Each police intake is encouraged to raise …

A ‘Strictly’ success in Stevenage raises over £12,500

We would like thank Richard Howard for organising a wonderful black tie ball and raising over £12,500 for The Lewy Body Society. On Saturday 23rd November over 400 people enjoyed a glittering evening at the Forum in Stevenage. A lucky …

Updated guide to Lewy body dementia now available

We’ve given our popular publication A guide to Lewy body dementia an update and refresh.  This booklet provides an introduction to the disease including what you might expect when seeking a diagnosis and what treatments are available. It also offers …

First ever Consultant Admiral Nurse for Lewy body dementia

The Lewy Body Society is delighted to announce the appointment of Rachel Thompson as the first ever Consultant Admiral Nurse for Lewy body dementia. The new role represents the next stage in the charity’s partnership with Dementia UK, which runs …