Dr James Pickett has been working in the area of dementia research for 6 years, and is the current Head of Research. We has a knowledge of the dementia research landscape, both in the UK and overseas in particular covering biomedical research, trials and treatment and prevention approaches. James has a positive outlook for progress in dementia research and that new treatments may be found in the next 5 years. James has a PhD for University of Cambridge and has also worked in the area of diabetes. James lives with his with and son in Hertfordshire and enjoys running.