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A simple blood test to predict who will develop Alzheimer’s disease could be the ace up science’s sleeve when it comes to defeating dementia, says Simon Lovestone, professor of translational neuroscience at Oxford University.

Professor Simon Lovestone, from the Department of Psychiatry is interviewed by The Telegraph in their campaign to raise awareness around dementia.

Read the following extract:

'After 10 years of research, the professor – also a Lead Academic Scientist at the Alzheimer’s Research UK-funded Oxford Drug Discovery Institute – and his team have identified a combination of 10 proteins which can give early warning of Alzheimer’s, with an accuracy of 87 per cent.

Read more (Department of Psychiatry website)