Dr Naji Tabet, Director of Centre for Dementia Studies at Brighton and Sussex Medical School, will present the research into slowing down the progression on Alzheimer's and will discuss whether this is likely to become reality.
  • 15.10-15.40 | 'In Conversation With' Professor Nick Fox
  • 15.40-16.10 | Can we really slow down the progression of Alzheimer's disease? Dr Naji Tabet
  • 16.25-16.55 | Types of dementia - Dr Richard Perry
  • 16.55-17.15 | ROCHE | The utility of ALZ biomarkers in clinical routine - Dr Femke Bouwmann
  • 17.15-18.15 | What will be the impact of Covid-19 on the future of dementia care?
  • 18.15-18.45 | Summary of the latest research in imaging - Professor Clare MacKay
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    Dr Naji Tabet
    Director, Centre for Dementia Studies, Brighton and Sussex Medical School
    After obtaining his medical degree, Dr Naji Tabet joined University College London Training Rotational Programme in Psychiatry. As part of the programme he was appointed to an academic registrar post involved in dementia research and medical students teaching.

    Following his membership of the Royal College, Naji completed his higher training by specialising in Old Age Psychiatry at the Maudsley Hospital in London where he continued to develop his clinical, research and teaching interests in the field of dementia disorders.

    Naji holds a deanery certificate in postgraduate education and a University PGCert in medical education. He also holds a research degree (MD) from Kings College, University of London. Dr Tabet established the Dementia Research Unit at Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust in 2007 and since then he has led the unit on several important phase II-IV clinical trials trying to advance the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.

    In addition to his research activities, Naji is the Course Leader of the MSc Dementia Studies at the medical school. His academic base is at the Centre for Dementia Studies, Brighton and Sussex Medical School. Clinically, he holds an Honorary Consultant post at Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust where he delivers a diagnostic and treatment Memory Assessment Service to Trust patients with memory complaints.