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.
We are extremely saddened at the recent death of our founding Director, Professor John Starr. We are thinking about his family at this difficult time.
Our sister Centre, CCACE, has produced a wonderful summary of his life which can be found here: https://www.ccace.ed.ac.uk/node/369