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Professor Lovestone, who is receiving a knighthood on 7 December in recognition of his research into Alzheimer's disease, will be cycling to the Palace as part of a 300 mile ride for Alzheimer's Research UK.

Simon Lovestone is Professor of Translational Neuroscience at the University of Oxford Department of Psychiatry, and has dedicated his working life to understanding and treating Alzheimer's Disease.

He will be doing various 'special' cycles beyond his normal commute as part of the 'Cycling Down Dementia' challenge over the next three months, with plans for: a trip of the laboratory scientists to a care home to meet residents and carers; a group ‘lab on the run’ ride, and then a brain-shaped ride around Oxford.

Find out more (Department of Psychiatry website)

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