The University of St Andrews has hosted an international summit bringing together leading brain health and dementia researchers from across the globe with representatives of the pharmaceutical industry and other organisations to form a partnership that could see Scotland leading the world in finding a cure for neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer’s.

In what has been described as a potential ‘watershed’ in terms of forging vital partnerships between scientists and sponsors in one of the most challenging areas of medicine in the 21st century, the 2022 Brain Health and Dementia Life Sciences Summit provided a forum for discussion on the barriers that exist and how they can be overcome for the benefit of the public, patients, the economy and society.

SINAPSE was represented by Director Jennifer Macfarlane.

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