Module Editors: Alexander Foulkes and Catherine Pennington

Degenerative neurological diseases including the dementias are one of the most important public health issues of our time. This module focuses on the dementias with sessions on the epidemiology, the approach to diagnosis, the investigation, clinical aspects, and treatment and care. The conditions considered include Alzheimer’s disease, dementia with Lewy bodies, frontotemporal dementia, cerebro-vascular disease and the less common conditions including prion disease.

Please select a session from the list below.

Available courses

Alzheimer's Disease: Genetics and Current Hypotheses NEW

Dementia with Lewy Bodies: Basic Science and Pathology

Caring for Patients with Dementia

Prion Disease: Epidemiology and Clinical Aspects

Dementia with Lewy bodies: Clinical Aspects

Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration: Clinical Syndromes

Huntington's Disease

Bibliography Wiki

Investigation of Dementia

Alzheimer's Disease: Current and Future Treatments

Clinical Aspects of Alzheimer’s Disease

Degenerative Dementias: Current Concepts and Overview

Frontotemporal Lobar Degeneration: Basic Science

Prion Disease: Pathogenesis and Genetics

Vascular Cognitive Impairment: Current Concepts

Vascular Cognitive Impairment: Rare and Unusual Causes

Young Onset and Treatable Dementia