New clinical trial seeks participants

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One of the Lewy Body Society’s main aims is to support research into Lewy body dementia, to help improve diagnosis and treatment of the disease in future. We are delighted that a new trial will be starting in 2019 in …

New address and phone number from Monday 23rd July

New address and phone number for the Lewy Body Society From Monday 23rd July 2018 the Lewy Body Society will have a new postal address and telephone number. Our new contact details are: The Lewy Body Society Unity House Westwood …

Do you need expert advice and information about Lewy body dementia

From today (23 July 2018) the Lewy Body Society has a partnership with Dementia UK to offer expert advice and information on Lewy body dementia, through the Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline. The Admiral Nurse Dementia Helpline is run by Dementia …

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 …

Simply Health Great North Run 2018

The Great North Run is the biggest half marathon in the world and takes place on 9th September. We are delighted to have five runners tackling the 13.1 mile course and helping to raise money for the Lewy Body Society …

The Imagine Series

‘The Imagine Series’ is an new patient and carer involvement programme coordinated by VOICE and delivered in collaboration with the NIHR Innovation Observatory. The Innovation Observatory is a national centre funded by the Department of Health and aims to see …

Dementia with Lewy bodies: unique genetic profile identified

Dementia with Lewy bodies has a unique genetic profile, distinct from those of Alzheimer’s disease or Parkinson’s disease, according to the first large-scale genetic study of this common type of dementia. The genome-wide association study, conducted by a UCL-led collaboration …