Dementia with Lewy Bodies (DLB) Genetics

Looking at how we can better understand the biological and genetic influences behind dementia with Lewy bodies.

What is this study about?

This study is hoping to use the expertise developed from studying Alzheimer’s disease to better understand the biological and genetic influences behind dementia with Lewy bodies.

Who can take part?
  • Anyone with a diagnosis of dementia with Lewy Bodies may be eligible to take part
  • Participants must have a study partner, a close friend or family member who will be willing to answer questions about the participants health and lifestyle
What is involved?

Participants will complete an interview with a researcher and provide a blood or saliva sample. This can be completed at the participant’s home. The whole visit will take around two hours.

How to get involved?

Please contact Diane Langthorne by email at diane.langthorne1@nhs.net or call 0113 85 52634 or contact Lisa Hackney by email at lisa.hackney1@nhs.net or call 0113 85 52433.