Our hub and centres

Our hub plus six centres are hosted in leading universities across the UK, bringing people together for shared scientific inspiration whilst making the most of cutting-edge tools and infrastructure locally.

Our researchers are connected, wherever their labs are based. Ideas, tools, technologies and data flow between UK DRI teams.

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UCL

Research at the UK DRI at UCL covers the journey from the person living with dementia to the laboratory and back again - with improved diagnosis and potential therapies put to the test.

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Cambridge

From biological to physical sciences: working across disciplines to boost our understanding of the processes underlying the earliest stages of neurodegeneration and ageing.

Cambridge
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Cardiff

From gene to function: hunting for new treatment targets across Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and Hungtington's disease.

Cardiff
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Edinburgh

From brain vasculature to microglia: elucidating the interactions within the brain and with the body which control the trajectory of neurodegenerative disorders.

Edinburgh
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Imperial College London

From sleep to the microbiome: bringing new approaches and research tools to the study of dementia to discover new disease mechanisms and therapeutic targets.

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King's College London

From FTD to ALS: understanding disease mechanisms to design smarter diagnostics and effective treatments.

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Care Research & Technology at Imperial

From sensors to artificial intelligence: creating dementia-friendly ‘Healthy Homes’ as intelligent environments that transform and personalise care.

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Our HQ and wider networks
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Collaborators

Collaboration is at the heart of our institute. We work closely with a key group of UK DRI Associates and Affiliates who are based both within our centres and beyond.

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Headquarters

The HQ team supports and connects all centres that make up the UK DRI, with resource in finance, science strategy, communications, HR and tech transfer.

London - UCL
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Founding funders

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What are we doing to support innovation in #dementia research?💡🧠 Check out our latest #funding opportunities, with… https://t.co/ZB6xbQ7nGn
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