Vice-presidents, Patrons and Ambassadors

3. Patrons

Professor David J Brooks

Professor Brooks is Hartnett Professor of Neurology in the Department of Medicine, Imperial College, London. He is a leading figure in the field of dementia research, having published over 350 peer reviewed journal articles. In 2001 he was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Medical Science, UK. He is a member of the Society's Biomedical Grant Advisory Board. 

Dame Judi Dench

Dame Judi Dench is a much-loved actor. Her role as Iris Murdoch in the film Iris (2001) won critical acclaim for her moving portrayal of the writer's journey into dementia.

Britt Ekland

Actress Britt Ekland has spoken of her experiences caring for her mother who had dementia and died in 1994. Her film credits include Get Carter and the cult classic The Wicker Man.

Prof Steven Rose

Prof Rose is a neurobiologist and widely published author on the biological processes involved in memory formation and treatments for Alzheimer's disease. Professor Rose is an Emeritus Professor and Director of Brain and Behaviour Research Group at the Open University.