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What can we learn about dementia from research with communities?

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Professor Carol Brayne has been leading community based studies of older people for 30 years. In this presentation she touches on what such studies are and how they contribute to our understanding of dementia.

Carol Brayne is a Professor of Public Health Medicine and Director of the Cambridge Institute of Public Health in the University of Cambridge. She is a medically qualified epidemiologist and public health academic. Her main research has been longitudinal studies of older people following changes over time with a public health perspective and focus on the brain. She is lead principal investigator in the MRC CFA Studies and other population based studies and has played a lead role in teaching and training in epidemiology and public health at Cambridge University. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences and a NIHR Senior Investigator.

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