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New study hopes to identify early signs of dementia, years before memory loss

Researchers are seeking to recruit 100 people to participate in a new large scale study which hopes to identify early signs of dementia years before memory loss and confusion develop.

A new three-year research programme called “Prevent” aims to detect early features of the risk of getting Alzheimer’s disease in people with no symptoms. The study is being carried out by researchers at the Global Brain Health Institute (GBHI) at Trinity College Dublin, as part of a study in collaboration with Cambridge, Oxford, Edinburgh universities, Imperial College London in the UK and the Inserm Neuroscience in France.

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