Ageing and Dementia Research Matters: Public Engagement Event
Clinical Research Network - Ageing and Dementia Research Matters: Public Engagement Event
Tuesday 25th April - 10:45-14:30
The Core, Science Central
The Clinical Research Network (CRN) and the Voice North team invite you to join us at this event as we showcase a selection of the CRN's latest, cutting-edge national and local Ageing and Dementia research.
Find out more about the CRN and the exciting research that is taking place right now! At this event, we will also be exploring how you can get actively involved in research. Come along and quiz some of the people who are instrumental in shaping the direction of Ageing and Dementia Research.
Lunch and refreshments will be provided.
Places at this event are limited so please ensure you register to attend.
Please be advised that filming and photography will be taking place throughout this event. If you do not wish to appear in any images captured, please let us know.
10:45-11:15 - Registration and Welcome
11:15-11:45 - What is the Clinical Research Network?
- Overview of the Clinical Research Network (CRN)
Professor Stuart Parker, Professor of Geriatric Medicine at Newcastle University; CRN Ageing Local Specialty Lead for North East and North Cumbria; CRN Specialty Cluster Lead, NIHR
- CRN Ageing Portfolio
Professor Stuart Parker
- CRN Dementias Portfolio
Dr Andrew Byrne, Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist, Northumberland Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust; CRN Dementias Local Specialty Lead for North East and North Cumbria, NIHR
- James Lind Alliance: Multiple Conditions in Later Life
Professor Stuart Parker
11:45-12:30 - Study Showcase: Past, Present and Future
- Evaluating non drug therapies in older people with orthostatic hypotension
Dr James Frith, NIHR Clinician Scientist Fellow, Senior Clinical Lecturer, Consultant Physician, Institute for Ageing and Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University and Ruth Pearce, Research Assistant, Institute of Cellular Medicine, Newcastle University
- MASS: Muscle Ageing and Sarcopenia Study
Dr Antoneta Granic, Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University
- DIAMOND-Lewy: Improving the diagnosis and management of neurodegenerative dementia of Lewy body type in the NHS
Dr Joseph Kane, Clinical Research Associate, Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University
- DECIDE: Delirium and Cognitive Impact in Dementia
Dr Sarah Richardson, Alzheimer's Society Clinician Trainee Fellow, Institute of Neuroscience, Newcastle University
- Exploring perceptions for the consequence of alcohol use in later life
Bethany Bareham, PhD Researcher, Newcastle University
- Early Dementia Study
Dr Andrew Byrne
12:30-13:15 - Lunch
Grab a bite to eat, chat with the speakers and find out more about the Clinical Research Network, Voice North, the Dementia Innovation Hub, Biomedical Research Centre and meet some of our NIHR funded PhD students.
13:15-13:45 - How can I get involved in research?
- Getting Involved in Clinical Research
Tracy Scott, Patient, Carer and Public Involvement Manager for Research and Development for the Newcastle Hospitals, NHS and Dr Sheila Kennedy, Research Fellow, Sheffield University; Patient and Public Involvement Lead, CRN Ageing National Specialty Group, NIHR
- Join Dementia Research (JDR)
Andrew Brown, Patient Representative, Join Dementia Research, NIHR
13:45-14:15 - Over to you: Question and Answer session
Meet the panel and ask your questions - what would you like to know?
Professor Stuart Parker (Chair); Dr Andrew Byrne; Dr Joseph Kane; Dr Sarah Richardson; JDR Representation; PPIE Representation
14:15-14:30 - Feedback and Close
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