LBS President Professor Ian McKeith awarded prestigious European prize

Professor Ian McKeith, President of the Lewy Body Society and Professor of Old Age Psychiatry at Newcastle University’s Institute for Ageing, has been awarded the prestigious European Grand Prix in recognition of his leadership in research into Lewy body dementia. The €100,000 …

Sandra McDonald joins Board of Trustees

Sandra McDonald, the former Public Guardian and Accountant of Court for Scotland, has been appointed as a Trustee of the Lewy Body Society. Sandra brings valuable skills and experience to the Board of Trustees, having headed up the 80-strong Office …

In Memoriam Peter Ashley

The LBS Chair Ashley Bayston remembers her friend Peter Ashley (the photo shows Peter with June Brown, LBS Patron) It was with great sadness and an enormous sense of loss that the Lewy Body Society learned of the death of …

The Lewy Body Society

The Lewy Body Society is a wholly independent UK charity. It is not a satellite of any other organisation. It is one of the 2 Anglophone Lewy body charities in the world, the other one being the Lewy Body Dementia …

The Lewy Body Society

The Lewy Body Society was established with the dual mission of supporting research into dementia with Lewy bodies and to raise awareness . For that reason the Society is information, rather than carer support driven. We have a helpline which …

LBS President Honoured

On 19 July the LBS’ President and co-founder, Professor Ian McKeith, will be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the ( US )Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Washington DC. Professor McKeith has long been at the forefront of Lewy …

2 April – Scottish Caring and Dementia Congress

The Lewy Body Society had an exhibition stand at the Scottish Caring and Dementia Congress at Murrayfield, Edinburgh on 2 April, to build up contacts in Scotland. Thank you to everyone who came to say hello and sign up for …