01 March 2013
AWP to take part in new clinical trials on dementia
The Kingshill Research Centre in Swindon has been invited to
take part in six new studies looking into various aspects of
The news comes just before the start of the national Dementia
Awareness Week - which runs from 1 to 8 of March and which is
organised by Dementia UK.
The trials - which will form part of a much wider study to which
research centres across the country, and world, will contribute to
- will take place later this year and will explore a range of
treatment options and cover all stages of the disease, from early
Kingshill Research Centre, under the leadership of Dr Roger
Bullock, has been carrying out clinical trials on dementia for over
20 years and has participated in numerous studies some of which
have contributed towards the current licensed drugs for
Alzheimer's. The new trials will run in addition to the five
the research centre is currently involved in.
"We are regularly invited to take part in clinical trials on
dementia and we are now one of the main sites in the UK for
research into this disease, " says Roger.
Volunteers will be needed for these studies - if you would like
to more information, or if you think you know someone who might be
interested in participating, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
or telephone 01793 327954.