Music and its potential therapeutic effects have been of interest in various research fields, especially in patients diagnosed with dementia as music memory and the emotions it elicits are often preserved for longer than factual memory.

Michelle, Associate Scientist at Regeneron, regularly volunteers to play the flute for a senior care home which houses residents that suffer from neurological disorders that impact memory formation and recall such as Alzheimer’s disease.

On this instalment of the HRW Synapse podcast, Alexandra Petrache, Senior Behavioural Scientist, talks about music as a non-pharmacological therapy and how Michelle’s grandma inspired her choice of career.

If you particularly enjoyed this months episode, or have a question you’d like to be answered, please feel free to contact the Synapse team on HRW_Synapse@hrwhealthcare.com


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