Dementia – how close are we to having effective treatments?

Cambridge Neuroscience, of which the LMB is a part, plays a key role in coordinating dementia research across the large and diverse community of neuroscientists in Cambridge, helping scientists and clinicians work together. The organisation has produced a new film describing some of the progress now being made against this devastating disease, including commentary from Michel Goedert, group leader in the LMB’s Neurobiology Division, who discovered how tau fibres twist together to form tangles, a hallmark of Alzheimer’s, a type of dementia. More…