A world where research conquers dementia.

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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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Funding

D3A: Launching our new research accelerator partnership with DDF

We're delighted to join forces with The Dementia Discovery Fund to provide a series of awards, between £100,000 – £200,000, to support the translation of excellent science into the clinic.

The partnership
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Meetings

Connectome 2018

200 of our researchers gathered at our first annual retreat to share ideas and build connections.

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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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Launch

Official opening: UK DRI at UCL

“This is the beginning of the end for dementia,” announced Prof Nick Fox, as we officially opened the hub of the institute at UCL, on 19 July 2018.

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News

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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Founding funders

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