Dr Lisa Saksida, was a guest on Chris Berrow's show on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire yesterday afternoon (Wednesday 4 March). The main topic under discussion was dementia. Lisa, whose research interests include the psychological processes underlying memory, explains how different types of memory are affected differentially in dementia. She emphasises the importance of detecting dementia early, and describes how researchers are focussing on developing cognitive tests to allow earlier detection. Lisa also talks about her life as a scientist, and her love of Ashtanga yoga.
The show is available on BBC iPlayer Radio; listen from 2.10 to 2.45 to hear Lisa, and her fellow guest, the author and Alzheimer’s Research UK blogger, Chris Carling, in conversation with Chris Berrow.