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Centre launch

Tearing Down Dementia: the UK DRI at King’s officially opens its doors

A lively symposium and reception has marked the official opening of our King’s College London centre.

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Centre launch

Soapbox Science: UK DRI at Cardiff opens its doors

The centre was officially opened by Health Secretary Vaughan Gething, and celebrated with a fantastic public engagement event.

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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 hundreds of 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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Lab insight

Fluid biomarkers to detect early changes in the brain

Ahead of running the London Marathon in 2019 for the dementia revolution, Amanda Heslegrave (UCL) shares her lab's work.

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Defeating dementia: progress and challenges on the road to 2025

UK DRI were proud to join the World Dementia Council Summit

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We urge the closest possible cooperation between the UK and the EU after Brexit to preserve vital scientific research.

We are joining The Crick, and 29 Nobel prize winning scientists, in this call.
Our aim is to bring a solution for all dementias. This is by definition an international and long-term aim: we cannot tackle this problem in isolation.
The UK is a leader in the European science landscape but the current uncertainty around Brexit is already endangering this position. The prospect of a hard Brexit would dramatically affect the ability of the UK to attract and retain the brightest minds, seriously undermining the UK’s world leading role in scientific research and innovation, and ultimately impacting our ability to improve lives.

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