As the Covid-19 crisis continues, the impact on dementia research grows. The strict social distancing measures mean that many of our researchers have been locked out of the laboratories. Others who work directly with patients are not able to continue their clinical research. Many clinical researchers who work to improve care for people with dementia are also clinicians or nurses. With the NHS under great strain many have had to join the fight against the virus. 

BRACE, along with other charities, has been hit hard by the crisis with a 60 per cent drop in income. We are increasingly having to turn down good research for lack of funds. 

To understand the real impact Covid-19 is having on dementia research please join our panel of experts from across the dementia disciplines. 

Tony Bayer, Professor of Geriatric Medicine 

Chair of the School of Medicine, University of Cardiff


Professor Roy Jones, Consultant Geriatrician,  

The Research Institute for the Care of Older People (RICE) 

Professor Clive Ballard, Pro-Vice Chancellor & Executive Dean 

University of Exeter 


Bridget Lumb, Professor of Systems Neuroscience 

University of Bristol and BRACE Trustee & Chair of the Scientific Advisory Committee 

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