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We believe in the power of research to change the future and we’re funding groundbreaking research projects across the UK and beyond to help us reach that goal sooner.

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We believe in the power of research to change the future

We fund a broad range of research projects to understand dementia and drive us towards better diagnosis, preventions and treatments. With your help we are making great progress.

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