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Welcome to the
UK Dementia Research Institute

Transforming our understanding of dementias to find new treatments.

Our vision
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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

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
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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
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New Chief Operating Officer takes the helm

We welcome Dr Adrian Ivinson, who will provide operational leadership and direction across the UK DRI’s six centres to ensure the readiness and development of the institute.

Meet Dr Ivinson

Founding funders

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