A world where research conquers dementia.

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New funding

£40 million boost to UK DRI hub at UCL

This new funding will contribute to an iconic £250m new building at UCL which will host the central hub of UK DRI alongside UCL's world-class Institute of Neurology.

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Official opening: UK DRI at the University of Edinburgh

In the first of our six openings this year, our Edinburgh centre set the bar exceptionally high!

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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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RT @The_MRC: Latest @JPNDeurope survey reveals global #neurodegenerative disease research funding up by a third since 2011. Read more: http…
17 Jul 2018 13:30

RT @ImperialUKDRI: DRI Fellow @nir_grossman presenting @ImperialAHSC seminar today! @UKDRI @dem_researcher describing a non-surgical approa…
17 Jul 2018 09:52