B3644 - Infection during childhood and cognitive function - 09/11/2020

B number: 
Principal applicant name: 
Emma Anderson | University of Bristol
Dr Evie Stergiakouli , Rebecca Scanlan
Title of project: 
Infection during childhood and cognitive function
Proposal summary: 
Impact of research: 
Improve scientific understanding of the impact of childhood infections on cognitive capability of children, and thus improving our understanding of whether infection in childhood could go on to affect risk of Alzheimer's disease by lowering cognitive function. May help inform public health prevention strategies for dementia
Date proposal received: 
Wednesday, 28 October, 2020
Date proposal approved: 
Monday, 2 November, 2020
Epidemiology, Cognitive impairment, Infection, Statistical methods, Cognition - cognitive function