Mackenzie Institute Keynote Speaker: Professor Liz Coulthard Assistant Professor in Dementia Neurology, University of Bristol
Professor Liz Coulthard is the lead for the ReMemBR group (Research into Memory, the Brain and Dementia) comprising neurologists, psychologists and researchers and runs a cognitive disorders clinic focusing on early, accurate diagnosis of dementia. Her clinical research work is based in the Bristol Brain Centre on the Southmead Hospital campus and she chairs the strategic oversight committee for the Brain Centre.
Professor Coulthard's research looks at early markers of and interventions for Alzheimer's and Lewy Body Diseases, focusing on the relationship between long-term memory, sleep and Alzheimer's Disease with a view to developing interventions for sleep to help prevent decline and improve quality of life in prodromal and established Alzheimer's.
Her presentation is titled: ‘Improving diagnostics for better brain health — focus on Alzheimer's and sleep'.
This presentation is open for all to attend, including undergraduates, postgraduates and all staff.