Carli’s mother and grandmother both developed early-onset Alzheimer’s in their late 40s and Carli has a 50/50 chance of carrying the gene.
We need you to lend your voice and send an email to tell Mr Johnson why dementia research is important.
Our Campaigners did a brilliant job of encouraging their MPs to get on board. We spoke with MPs beforehand about the importance of investing in research to bring about life-changing new treatments for dementia.
This year you helped us achieve an incredible feat – almost 35,000 signatures asking for more funding for dementia research.
But breakthroughs in dementia research can and will change lives, and increased funding from government can help make it possible.
Alzheimer’s Research UK’s new action plan for government lays out five key actions government can take to improve the lives of people with dementia and bring about a life-changing treatment.
In the three years since we launched our Manifesto 2015-2020, which outlined five areas the government could improve to support dementia research, we have seen much success and growth. Despite all this good progress, we haven’t yet reached our goal.