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A leap forwards for the future home of UK DRI at UCL

UCL’s planning application has been approved to redevelop the former site of the Eastman Dental Hospital, paving the way for a new world-leading research centre for dementia and neurological disease research. The site will house over 500 researchers from the UK Dementia Research Institute and UCL’s Queen Square Institute of Neurology.

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World Alzheimer’s Month 2019: Prof Bart De Strooper on progress made in the last year

For the UK DRI, these 12 months have been marked by significant milestones for both the institute and the field of neurodegenerative disease.

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Annual Conference

Connectome: Birmingham 2019

We're gearing up for our annual gathering of researchers. This is a fantastic opportunity to present latest research, share ideas and build collaborations.

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Keep up to date with the UK DRI

From the latest publications & awards, to new researchers & initiatives

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New Networks

Connecting our Early Career Researchers

Cardiff researchers are organising a range of initiatives aimed specifically at early career researchers (ECRs), leading to the establishment of an institute-wide network for UK DRI ECRs.

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Q&A with Frances Wiseman: New Programme Leader for Animal Models at UK DRI

With a wealth of experience in utilising animal models, Dr Frances Wiseman joins the UK DRI at UCL as new programme leader to evolve this area of research. We caught up with Frances to discuss her current research interests, why animal models are still critical to dementia research and how she will be supporting the whole institute in improving resource facilities in this area.

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We're not a traditional research institute

We have seven centres hosted in universities across the UK. Find out more about how they're tackling dementia from every angle.

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RT @ARUKscientist: Register now for a free place at our Dementia Consortium Roadshow event in Oxford. You'll find out how you can collabora…
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Huge thanks to everyone that came to #Connectome2019 and made it such a special event! 👩‍🔬🎉👨‍🔬 Brilliant science,…
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