Alzheimer's Research UK

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What we do

Alzheimer’s Research UK is the UK’s leading dementia research charity.

As research experts, we specialise in funding world-class, pioneering research at leading universities to find preventions, treatments and a cure for dementia. We believe science and innovation hold the key to defeating dementia and invest in the scientists discovering more about the condition and its causes.

Find out about the scale of our dementia challenge in the UK, and how research is only hope for answers, in our short animation.



Our findings improve the lives of everyone affected by dementia now and in the future. We forge partnerships with Government and other key organisations to make dementia research a national priority. We encourage everyone to join us in supporting research and achieving a world free from dementia.

Our vision

We conduct world-class research to prevent, treat and cure dementia.


Current research

Our supporters help fund a wide range of research projects.


Achievements and progress

We've come a long way since 1992, in our fight to defeat dementia.

Visit our blog

Read the latest posts from dementia researchers and experts.


Dementia statistics

Facts and figures on the impact of dementia.


Our policy work

We campaign in Westminster and beyond for dementia issues.

Research projects

Our projects are looking at diagnosis, treatment and an eventual cure.

Developing treatments

Our infographic shows how we're searching for a new treatment.

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