BBC – BBC Two’s Horizon reveals new era of Alzheimer’s research, bringing hope to millions of people – Media Centre

  • The film features cutting-edge scanning technology used by Professor Nick Fox at the Dementia Research Centre, UCLH. New brain scans can pick up the early signs of the disease at a cellular level allowing Alzheimer’s disease to be detected up to 15 years before symptoms become apparent.
  • UK-wide trial in brain training could help people with Alzheimer’s in the early stages to improve their cognitive performance.
  • New research is providing insights into how to help people with Alzheimer’s who are in the early stages of the disease.

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@SelinaWray: “BBC Horizon tonight-The “new era” of Alzheimer’s Research – feat. Prof Nick Fox&others from Dementia Research Centre”


Details of new Alzheimer’s research feature in Horizon, BBC Two’s science strand (Curing Alzheimer’s, 11 May at 8pm on BBC Two).


BBC – BBC Two’s Horizon reveals new era of Alzheimer’s research, bringing hope to millions of people – Media Centre