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Digital Innovation & Data Science for Dementia and Longevity Research - 26 November 2020

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The Deep Dementia Phenotyping (DEMON) Network & Ageing Research at King’s (ARK) invite you to join them for an event highlighting the alliance between dementia and longevity research. In particular, the focus will be on the nascent impact of digital technology, such as monitoring healthy ageing through apps and wearables, and data science approaches to human 'omics data & biomarkers.

This event will showcase the DEMON network & ARK, including the newly launched Longevity AI Consortium at King’s College London & the Lancet Healthy Longevity journal, bringing together experts to facilitate mutually accelerated growth, innovation and cross-disciplinary collaboration.


14:00 – 14:05 'Welcome Address''

  • Mr Chris Albertyn, KCL DEMON Network Regional Lead & ARK Project Manager

14:05 – 14:15 'Introducing the Deep Dementia Phenotyping Network (DEMON)'

  • Professor David Llewellyn, DEMON Network Director, &
  • Dr Janice Ranson, DEMON Network Deputy Director

14:15 – 14:20 'Introducing Ageing Research at King’s & the Longevity AI Consortium'

  • Dr Richard Siow, ARK Director

14:20 – 14:30 'Blood metabolites in cognitive function and Alzheimer’s Disease'

  • Dr Petra Proitsi, KCL DEMON Network Regional Lead & Biomarkers Working Group Lead

14:30 – 14:40 'Delirium in COVID-19: the long and the short of it'

  • Dr Claire Steves, Senior Clinical Lecturer & Geriatrician, KCL

14:40 – 14:50 'The RADAR-AD program : Applying Digital Innovation to Assess Functional Decline in Alzheimer’s Disease.'

  • Dr Andrew Owens, RADAR-AD Study Manager, KCL

14:50 – 15:00 'Data, dementia and longevity: an editorial perspective'

  • Dr Cassandra Coburn, Editor in Chief Lancet Healthy Longevity

15:00 – 15:25 Panel Discussion

  • All speakers chaired by Mr Chris Albertyn

15:25 – 15:30 Concluding comments

  • Mr Chris Albertyn


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