23rd May 2016, FTD Carers' Meeting
Dr Ione Woolacott discussed 'Lumbar Punctures and their use in FTD Research' at our recent FTD Carers' Meeting. Jon Rohrer, Susie Henley and Jill Walton hosted a Q+A (video not available).
January 25th 2016, FTD Carers' Meeting
Bethany Coad is a PhD researcher at Cardiff University and she spoke to family members about their experiences of empathy changes in FTD and the impact these have had on them and their caregiving experience.
November 18th 2015 Joint Carers' Meeting
We held a Joint Carers' Meeting where Dr Liz Sampson who is a Senior Clinical Lecturer at the Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, Division of Psychiatry, University College London joined us to share her expert knowledge on palliative and end of life care in dementia.
July 13th 2015 FTD Carers' Meeting
We were pleased to welcome Dr Seb Crutch and Emilie Brotherhood, both from the Dementia Research Centre at UCL, to speak at this meeting, about their current research project which involves using virtual reality to capture and measure the subtle - and not so subtle - changes in behaviour displayed by people with FTD.
February 26th 2015 Joint Carers' Support Group meeting
We welcomed Dr Eneida Mioshi: Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine, who spoke about coping strategies for carers.
September 8th 2014 Support Group meeting
Dr Jonanthan Rohrer presented a talk entitled: "Current and future drug treatment in FTD"