The University of Exeter is fast becoming recognised for being world-class dementia research. Please browse through our research, which detail just some of our pioneering work in action.

The role of genomic variation in dementia

Exploring the causes and consequences of epigenetic variation in the brain, and the role this may play in the onset of diseases including dementia.
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Brain networks and dementia

To aid early diagnosis and the quest for better treatments, we must urgently find out more about how damage occurs to the brain’s circuits in dementia.
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From vitamin D to diagnosis

Vitamin D deficiency is associated with a substantially increased risk of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in older people.
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Improving the experience of dementia

Improving the lives of older people, people with dementia, and carers is the aim of the interdisciplinary Centre for Research in Ageing and Cognitive Health.
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Supporting carers in dementia

Improving the evidence for how people with dementia are best cared for by doctors, health care professionals and non-professional carers.
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Enhancing wellbeing in dementia

Developing and examining a new type of support to improve wellbeing in people living with memory difficulties.
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