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. A new clinical trial started in 2018 at a number of different hospitals …

Grant Round 2019

The Lewy Body Society is the only charity dedicated solely to Lewy body dementia in the UK.  Through our Grants Programme we support research that advances our understanding of the disease – its causes, progression and impact – and therefore …

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 …

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 …

Les Magee appointed as an Ambassador of the Lewy Body Society

Les Magee, a renowned Northern Ireland-based musician, has joined Ken Clasper and Conor McGinn MP and become our third Ambassador. We have worked with Les for a number of years and are delighted that she has agreed to take on …