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Introduction to Week 1

In this video Dr Susie Henley, Clinical Psychologist, introduces week 1 of The Many Faces of Dementia, focusing on familial Alzheimer's disease

Dr Susie Henley, a Clinical Psychologist at the Dementia Research Centre (UCL Institute of Neurology) describes what we’ll cover in Week 1, including:

  • Interviews with Carol and her husband Stuart who played a critical role in the first discovery of a gene causing familial Alzheimer’s disease
  • Interviews with world-renowned scientists John Hardy and Martin Rossor
  • How genetic factors contribute to Alzheimer’s disease
  • The groundbreaking DIAN-TU treatment trial
  • Support for children who have a parent with Alzheimer’s disease

Dementia is a very wide topic and we all come to it with different knowledge and experience. There are people with all kinds of life experiences taking this course. Are there learners with any particular backgrounds that you hope to learn from?

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