The Scottish Dementia Research Consortium (SDRC) champions the work of Scotland’s world-class dementia researchers and to promote collaboration and sharing of ideas amongst its membership.
It brings together researchers, policy makers and people living with dementia across Scotland. The SDRC is made up of around 500 members so far and is open to anyone with an interest in dementia research.
The SDRC works in five themes, which encompass all aspects of dementia research ongoing in Scotland:
- Diagnosis: development of diagnostic methods for the early detection of the illnesses of dementia.
- Fundamental Science: the contribution of basic science in translating promising laboratory research into the development of new drug treatments.
- Living with dementia: research into interventions and approaches to the care and support people with dementia and their families.
- Prevention: improving our understanding of dementia risk factors will lead to the development of treatments that can prevent or the delay of the symptoms of dementia.
- Scottish Dementia Informatics Partnership: supporting the use linked health data to support research and advance treatment.
Alzheimer Scotland was central to the formation of the Scottish Dementia Research Consortium (SDRC) and is continuing to provide essential support. To access the SDRC webpage click here