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Dementia Research Conference


About this event

Dr Naji Tabet, Director Centre for the Centre for Dementia studies, will host talks from a range of experts in dementia and brain research across Kent, Surrey and Sussex.

Media: mix of live and pre-recorded presentations via Zoom videoconferencing.

CPD points for attending: 6

Sign up and we will send the joining link out to you nearer the time.

Speakers include:

  • Professor Hugo Critchley, Head of Neuroscience, Brighton and Sussex Medical School
  • Professor Louise Serpell, Professor of Biochemistry, University of Sussex
  • Professor Derk-Jan Dijk, Professor of Sleep and Physiology, Director, Surrey Sleep Research Centre, University of Surrey
  • Richard Oakley, Head of Research and Influencing, Alzheimer's Society
  • Professor Frohlich, Director, Digital World Research Centre, University of Surrey - Assistive media in dementia care
  • Professor Malcolm Reed, Dean of Brighton and Sussex Medical School
  • Dr Nicolas Farina, Research Fellow in Dementia, BSMS
  • Dr Laura Hughes, Research Fellow in Dementia, BSMS
  • Dr Ben Hicks, Research Fellow in Dementia Studies, BSMS
  • Professor Sube Banerjee, Executive Dean of the Faculty of Health: Medicine, Dentistry and Human Sciences, University of Plymouth
  • Professor Mazair Nivokee, Head of Centre for Advanced Communications, Mobile Technology and IoT, University of Sussex.

Topics will include:

  • The science of dementia: understanding aspects of brain pathology and function
  • Learning for the future: our Postdoctoral Research Fellows and PhD students will share their research ideas and work
  • Improving the quality of life of people with dementia (and their families and carers)
  • The future of dementia research: new technologies and working in partnership
  • And there will be Q&A sessions - so more chance to interact and ask questions.

Register for the conference here >

For any queries about the event, please contact Linda Bennett at