The facility provides a high-quality research environment for investigations into the causes and treatment of dementia, and care provided by relatives and friends. It aims to commission and build a balanced portfolio of scientific and clinical research and develop and maintain a dementia brain tissue bank.
The Alzheimer Scotland Dementia Research Centre invites entries for the annual award of the Jim Jackson Essay Prize
The Prize commemorates the name of the late Jim Jackson OBE, former Chief Executive of Alzheimer Scotland Action on Dementia who also provided the vision for the founding of the Alzheimer Scotland Dementia Research Centre.
The essay should be of up to 8,000 words in length and should be on a subject pertinent to dementia, from a medical, biological or sociological point of view.