Jargon free research updates for the whole frontotemporal dementia community

CzwXEieQ_400x400

FTD UK 2016 – the latest in FTD research across the UK

On 4th November 2016, researchers and clinicians from across the UK met at the 6th Annual FTD UK Meeting at Wolfson College at the University of Cambridge. The day was full of exciting updates about current and future research for both frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and overlapping conditions such as progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) and motor […]

PET-image

2016 – the year ahead in FTD research

Recent years have seen huge steps forward in the FTD research field and as we enter 2016 this first FTD talk post of the year will summarize some of those areas. Therapeutic trials There are currently a number of small studies underway in FTD and we expect more to follow in 2016. One of the […]

Caudate_nucleus

Distinguishing FTD from Alzheimer’s disease using brain imaging

Researchers in Sydney, Australia have been investigating an area deep in the brain called the striatum. Their work suggests that this area and the way it is connected to other areas of the brain could be used as a new marker to help work out whether someone has FTD or Alzheimer’s disease. We have a […]