Welcome to the
UK Dementia Research Institute

Transforming our understanding of dementias to find new treatments.

Our vision

The UK DRI opens its doors

Momentum is being built across the institute through foundation programmes at our centres, ahead of core development.

Our updates
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The UK DRI unites six centres across three nations

The institute brings together researchers from six universities across the UK, all working towards a shared vision.

Our centres

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 400 positions available, across all levels, see how you can be part of it and build your career at the UK DRI.

Join us
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The UK DRI appoints five associate directors

The multi-disciplinary spirit of the UK DRI is reflected in the diverse skillsets of its associate directors, who are working together with the director to develop and deliver the institute’s scientific strategy.

Meet the team

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.

Meet the founders

Founding funders