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We're seeking an inspirational associate director to lead an ambitious care & technology programme.

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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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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.

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UK DRI leaders win the world’s top brain research prize

We’re over the moon that UK DRI Director Bart De Strooper and UK DRI Professor John Hardy have been awarded the world’s most valuable prize for brain research

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​Awarding a new programme in Huntington’s disease

The £1.5m programme will be led by Professors Gillian Bates and Sarah Tabrizi from University College London (UCL) and will look to better understand the DNA damage that occurs as this neurodegenerative disease unfolds.

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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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