Dementia Research

Dementia Research at Loughborough University

We investigate early diagnostics and modifiable risk & protective factors for dementia worldwide using automated tests of cognition, gait, activity and physiology.

Dementia Research at Loughborough University

We investigate early diagnostics and modifiable risk & protective factors for dementia worldwide using automated tests of cognition, gait, activity and physiology.

Main researchers

Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

  • Prof. E. Hogervorst
    Diagnostics; Hormones; Exercise; Diet; Cross-cultural validity
  • Dr. S. Bandelow
    Diagnostics; Cognitive tests; Software; Data analysis; Exercise;
  • Dr. D. Stensel
    Exercise and appetite regulation; exercise and cardiovascualar disease risk markers

Wolfson School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering

  • Prof. M. Zecca
    Sensors; Performance analysis; Skill Assessment
  • Dr. A. Stolzing
    Regenerative Medicine; Stem cell therapies; pre-clinical studies
  • Dr. S. Ghosh
    Biomarker-based sensors; early diagnosis and monitoring

Civil and Building Engineering

Loughborough Design School

  • Prof. S. Hignett
    Task Analysis; Human-Environment interface design; Activities of Daily Living

Social Sciences

  • Prof. P. Drew
    Diagnosis of dementia in memory clinics (neurology); language and dementia
  • Prof. E. Peel
    Care, gender; sexuality; language and dementia; patients and carer perspectives
  • C. Antaki
    Language and dementia; social psychology

Chemistry

  • Dr. M. Platt
    Aptamer; Sensor; Diagnostic; Nanoparticles; Resistive pulse sensors

Contact us

Prof Eef Hogervost
dementia@lboro.ac.uk

National Centre for Sport and Exercise Medicine, East Midlands
School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences
Loughborough University
Loughborough, UK
LE11 3TU

 

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