A world where research conquers dementia.

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Connectome 2018

200 of our researchers gathered at our first annual retreat to share ideas and build connections.

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Official opening: UK DRI at UCL

“This is the beginning of the end for dementia,” announced Prof Nick Fox, as we officially opened the hub of the institute at UCL, on 19 July 2018.

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Forward thinkers, step forward

The UK DRI focuses on innovative, early-stage science to advance our understanding of how dementias develop and progress. With up to 700 positions available, across all levels, see how you can be part of it and build your career at the UK DRI.

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Our Board of Trustees

Under the leadership of the Chair, William Rucker, the Board of Trustees will have collective responsibility for the effective governance and development of the UK DRI, setting its strategic direction and major policies with the Directors and senior UK DRI staff in line with the institute's objectives.

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Dementia is too big a problem to walk away from – for Pfizer or any of us

Our Director responds to Pfizer's decision to end their efforts in dementia drug discovery

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Funders join forces to tackle dementia

The MRC, Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer’s Research UK have come together to invest £250 million in the new institute, to transform the outlook for people with dementia.

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Congratulations to this year's @brkthroughprize winners, on incredible work progressing their fields. We're super… https://t.co/Nitl1ECPyI
17 Oct 2018 16:31

RT @DipeshGopal: Really exciting to see #innovation in #dementia #Research and how the #Formula1 industry can help #medicine. So unusual th…
17 Oct 2018 10:58