World Young Leaders in Dementia

WYLD: A network of passionate, young professionals working across disciplines and borders to develop innovative dementia solutions.

Fresh Perspectives

Bringing creative brainstorming, fresh perspectives, and novel solutions to the dementia field.

Contributing to Dementia Strategies

Incorporating the latest innovations in technology and research to meet the needs of a rapidly changing world.

Enabling a Culture of Collaboration

Providing a platform for idea exchange and shared projects to enable a culture of collaboration among the next generation of leaders in dementia.

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Heartware > Hardware: A Reflection on Hosting WYLD Members in Flanders

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In conjunction with the Flanders Centre of Expertise on Dementia‘s 10th anniversary, the centre held an international conference themed ‘Quality of care, living and life for people with dementia’ in October...

Alzheimer Europe 2018 – A Conference For All

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The 2018 Alzheimer Europe conference produced a series of highlights and headlines packed into two busy days. It was also a wonderful opportunity for WYLD members from various fields and...
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WYLD Spotlight on Elena M. Ribe

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Elena M. Ribe, Ph.D.,  is a neuroscientist originally from Spain and currently working at the University of Oxford in the Department of Psychiatry. She is embedded within the Translational Neuroscience...

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