Lifestyle and the ageing brain: findings from the Whitehall II Imaging Sub-study
Every 3 seconds, someone in the world develops dementia. Mid-life obesity, diabetes, and hypertension are modifiable risk factors for dementia, whereas higher education level and physical activity may be protective. In this talk, I will discuss when and how these risk and resilience factors affect the ageing brain, using multi-modal MRI to characterise brain structure, function and vascular health. I will describe findings from the Whitehall II Imaging Sub-study and the EU Lifebrain Project (“Healthy Minds: 0-100 years”), a large collaboration of 13 European neuroimaging studies.
Date: 9 October 2018, 9:30 (Tuesday, 1st week, Michaelmas 2018)
Venue: Warneford Hospital, Headington OX3 7JX
Venue Details: Seminar Room, University Department of Psychiatry
Speaker: Dr Sana Suri (Postdoctoral Research Associate, Department of Psychiatry, Oxford )
Organising department: Department of Psychiatry
Organiser: Tracy Lindsey
Part of: Psychiatry Seminars
Booking required?: Not required
Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Tracy Lindsey