Invitation to research: Dementia with Lewy Bodies

We would like to invite you to take part in a new research study hosted by a research group based at Cardiff University. Since 2004 we have been interviewing people and collecting blood samples to try to understand more about …

East Anglia Research

Are you or someone you care for living in East Anglia with a diagnosis of Lewy body dementia? Living with Lewy body dementia: Stories of Everyday Experience is a research study aimed at finding out your experiences of day to …

YOU can help cure dementia

Here at the Lewy Body Society, we get a lot of calls from and other bodies who are conducting research into dementia. As a charity, funding and supporting research is our main priority, as we know that dementia research is …

Press release: A million pound effort to tackle Lewy body dementia

The Lewy Body Society, a charity dedicated to tackling the second most common form of dementia, has announced the latest recipients of its grants programme. The charity is awarding three grants totalling £314,000 for projects at the University of Cambridge, Newcastle …

Imperial College London

Our third grant for 2018/19 is for a project which will examine brain tissue from those with and without LBD to identify differences in brain cell degeneration. Project name An investigation of Brainstem Nuclei in Dementia with Lewy Bodies and …

Newcastle University

Our second grant for 2018/19 is for a project which aims to develop a new test for Lewy body dementia. Project name Developing biomechanical methods to detect dementia with Lewy bodies Project team Dr Marzena Kurzawa-Akanbi, Dr Christopher Morris, Institute …

University of Cambridge

Our first grant for 2018/19 is for a project which aims to identify ‘repurposed’ treatments for Lewy body dementia Project name Drug Repurposing for Dementia with Lewy Bodies Project team Led by Professor John T O’Brien, Department of Psychiatry, University …