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New data resource for dementia research

An Oxford University-led research programme has launched a new system to help dementia researchers make the most of existing study data. The Dementias Platform UK's new Data Portal is a secure online research environment that will provide researchers with high quality information and tools to help them work together better. It will enable scientists to exploit and share a wealth of data, as well as enabling remote access to, and analysis of, large and complex datasets.

This is the first such portal to have a specific focus on dementia so it will play a part in achieving the Prime Minister's Challenge on Dementia 2020, by providing a platform which researchers from around the world can use to accelerate dementias research.

Read more on the Medicalxpress website.