HOME ABOUT CONTACT AVAILABLE ISSUES SUBSCRIBE MEDIA & ADS
LATEST UPDATES » Vol 23, No 08, August 2019 – Digitalization vs Digitization — Exploring Emerging Trends in Healthcare       » Shanghai neurologists test brain implant to tackle drug addiction       » Gene-editing researchers reduce cancer risk       » Artificial Intelligence in Precision Cancer Diagnostics: Myth or Magic?       » Healing with Technology       » Smart Hospital: An Instrument of Care       » Transforming Healthcare with Data and Artificial Intelligence      
BIOBOARD - Rest of the World
New post-doctoral programme to accelerate dementia research
Eisai and UK Dementia Research Institute to collaborate

Eisai Co., Ltd. and the UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI) are launching a joint post-doctoral programme to support the advancement of novel dementia research.

This first-of-its-kind industry collaboration for the UK DRI aims to deliver innovative research that may translate into improvements in diagnosis, treatment and prevention of all types of dementia.

There are an estimated approximately 50 million dementia patients worldwide. As the ageing of the global population gathers pace, the number of dementia patients worldwide is projected to reach 82 million in 2030 and 152 million in 2050.

To combat this global issue the UK DRI draws together world-leading expertise into a single national institute that conducts research into all aspects of dementia including Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, frontotemporal dementia, vascular dementia, and Huntington's disease. Under this joint programme, a grant will be provided to post-doctoral researchers engaged in dementia research from 2019 to 2023.

Researchers will benefit from both the UK DRI's state-of-the-art research facilities and Eisai's drug discovery and translational expertise, and will support the work of the organisation in striving to elucidate novel drug discovery targets and mechanisms, develop novel dementia models, and accelerate the linkage of these research results to diagnostics, treatment and care.

Eisai has been conducting research on neurodegenerative diseases in the UK since 1990. In 2012 the company began a research collaboration with University College London (UCL) which will run until 2023 and was established as part of the company's 'Open Innovation' strategy to collaborate with leading researchers and translate new research findings into innovative treatments for patients with neurodegenerative diseases.

Click here for the complete issue.

NEWS CRUNCH  
news Not Science Fiction anymore — the emergence of AI and Robotics in Healthcare
news How blockchain can save the food industry millions from recalls
news China Healthcare and Pharma Digital Innovation Summit
news BIO-PHARM2019 — The Most Influential Forum in China's Biopharm Industry
PR NEWSWIRE  
Asia Pacific Biotech News
EDITORS' CHOICE  
SPOTLIGHT  
LIFE OF A SCIENTIST  

APBN Editorial Calendar 2019
January:
Taiwan Medical tourism
February:
Marijuana as medicine — Legal marijuana will open up scientific research
March:
Driven by curiosity
April:
Career developments for researchers
May:
What's cracking — Antibodies in ostrich eggs
June:
Clinical trials — What's in a name?
July:
Traditional Chinese medicine in modern healthcare — Integrating both worlds
Editorial calendar is subjected to changes.
MAGAZINE TAGS
About Us
Events
Available issues
Editorial Board
Letters to Editor
Instructions to Authors
Advertise with Us
CONTACT
World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd.
5 Toh Tuck Link, Singapore 596224
Tel: 65-6466-5775
Fax: 65-6467-7667
» For Editorial Enquiries:
   biotech_edit@wspc.com or Ms Deborah Seah
» For Subscriptions, Advertisements &
   Media Partnerships Enquiries:
   biotech_ad@wspc.com
Copyright© 2019 World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd  •  Privacy Policy