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Mathew Horrocks

London Marathon

Total raised so far £0.00

Target £0.00

Total plus Gift Aid: £0.00

Raised offline: £0.00

My story

[p]I've joined the Dementia Revolution; the official Charity Team of the Virgin Money London Marathon 2019. [/p][p]I am a team leader of a research group at the UK Dementia Research Institute and the School of Chemistry at the University of Edinburgh ([url=http://www.smbiophysics.org]http://www.smbiophysics.org[/url]). We are using state-of-the-art microscopy techniques to further our understanding of how neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer's disease occur. Read more about our research here: [url=https://dementiarevolution.org/blog/blog-understanding-dementia-molecular-level]https://dementiarevolution.org/blog/blog-understanding-dementia-molecular-level[/url].[/p][p]Our work has been supported by Alzheimer's Research UK, and in April I will run 26.2 miles through the streets of London; because research can end dementia and taking on this challenge for the Dementia Revolution is a unique opportunity to power the most ambitious dementia research endeavour the UK has ever seen.[/p][p]Dementia is the biggest health threat facing society and there are currently no effective treatments to slow, prevent or cure it. [/p][p]But a revolution is growing - on the streets and in the laboratories. Scientists are gaining on dementia, making discoveries to change lives. But they can't do it alone. We must bring dementia out of the shadows, so that people living with this devastating condition can lead more fulfilling lives. [/p][p]Alzheimer's Society and Alzheimer's Research UK are joining forces for a year-long campaign to power ground-breaking dementia research, overthrow old attitudes and lead the charge towards a cure. [/p][p]We all must make a stand; sponsor me today to support ground-breaking dementia research. [/p][p]The Dementia Revolution is here. Join us.[/p][p]Through Virgin Money Giving, you can sponsor me and donations will be quickly processed and passed to the Dementia Revolution charities; Alzheimer's Society and Alzheimer's Research UK. [/p][p]Virgin Money Giving is a not for profit organisation and will claim gift aid on a charity's behalf where the donor is eligible for this.[/p][p]I really appreciate all your support and thank you for any donations.[/p]
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14-Jan-2019

Stewart

well done

£10.00 plus £2.50 Gift Aid

10-Jan-2019

Anonymous

£15.00

10-Jan-2019

Lisa-Maria

You’re epic! Good luck dude.

£15.00 plus £3.75 Gift Aid

09-Jan-2019

Daniel

08-Jan-2019

Anonymous

For my grandma.

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

08-Jan-2019

Nataliealexelizabeth

£50.00