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Questions about dementia and brain health? Ask the expert!

The public are invited to a webinar to ask questions of a leading expert about the latest research into dementia, memory and brain health.

Dr Vanessa Raymont, University of Oxford Senior Clinical Researcher and R&D Director at Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust will take questions in an ‘ask the expert’ event on Wednesday 15 February from 7pm to 7.45pm.

Asking your questions will be Marianne Talbot, whose parents suffered from dementia, and is the author of Keeping Mum: Caring for Someone with Dementia. Marianne is also a supporter of Alzheimer’s Research UK, Carers UK and Age UK.

Guests must sign up in advance using this form where they can enter their question. They will also be able to ask their question during the event in the text box provided.

Those unable to attend can provide their email address using the above form to be sent a link to a recording of the event.

The event is hosted by the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR), a Department of Health and Social Care-funded organisation that works to improve the health and wealth of the nation through research.

It is supported by Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK's leading dementia research charity, dedicated to causes, diagnosis, prevention, treatment and cure.

It will be hosted on video conferencing service Google Meet, which can be accessed through a computer browser or the Google Meet app for devices.

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The NHS, public health and social care supports research by giving patients opportunities to take part in trials. Healthy people can also take part so results can be compared to those with a medical condition.

Patients are also encouraged to ask their doctor or health professional about research opportunities and to view trials seeking volunteers at the Be Part of Research website.