Music and Dementia: The importance of multidisciplinary perspectives

I was really pleased when Clarissa asked the #demphd community for blog posts, and I thought I would take this opportunity to talk about the importance of taking a multidisciplinary perspective in dementia research. First I thought I would just give an overview of the work that I will be doing, and then go onto… Continue reading Music and Dementia: The importance of multidisciplinary perspectives

Frontotemporal dementia and motor neuron disease

Today Jenny Saxon (@jennie_saxon) gives us some insights into fronto-temporal dementia and motor neuron disease. Any questions, drop her a tweet! – The #demphd team (Julie, Paul, Grant, Clarissa) 🙂 Fronto-temporal dementia (FTD) is one of a set of syndromes resulting from progressive degeneration of the frontal and temporal lobes of the brain. Sometimes called… Continue reading Frontotemporal dementia and motor neuron disease