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The G8 set an ambitious goal to identify a cure for dementia by 2025; we look at the dementia research investment of the world’s top economies.
Around 2,400 people have signed up to Brains for Dementia Research since it started in 2007 – could you join them? Find out more.
We held a ‘brain workshop’ at a school to teach the children about the brain, how it works and the effects of dementia.
Can what we eat affect our chances of developing dementia? Alison Cranage looks at the evidence.
Rob Perry talks about his mum’s dementia diagnosis and how Christmas this year is going to be tough.
Champion Susie Hewer talks about the tradition of dressing the Christmas tree with her mum, and how she used it to raise awareness of dementia.
We look at the most promising developments in the treatments of Alzheimer’s disease.
Watch James Murray-White’s touching film ‘Keeping Mum’ about his mother’s dementia diagnosis and the strength of their relationship.
Since 1 January this year I have been posting a joke a day on my personal Facebook account. I started this for fun, and to (hopefully) entertain friends. It became a bit of an obsession, and rapidly the challenge was to complete a joke a day for the year.
Last night, in a post-G8 interview on the One Show, David Cameron told us to “back a boffin”. Well, that was the gist in any case.
Alzheimer’s Research UK announce the launch of the Dementia Consortium, which will fund leading dementia researchers from the UK and overseas.
Russell Grant shares the story of his grandmother and her dementia diagnosis.
This week in London marks a pivotal moment in dementia research; it will either be considered a time of historical significance when global interests align under a banner of defeating dementia, or an instance in which a global health crisis was only superficially addressed by the world’s largest economies.
The 2013 ICAP Charity Day was a roaring success. Read our blog post on the fabulous celebrities who supported us on the day brokering deals and fundraising.
Alzheimer’s Research UK’s Director of Research Dr Eric Karran spoke recently about his hopes for the development of new Alzheimer’s treatments and dementia research.
Dr Laura Phipps blogs on how you can help with the research effort in dementia.
Rosemary Westwell on the recent event that showcased the work of eight very different filmmakers.
An update on preparations for this year’s Alzheimer’s Research UK Conference in Oxford, to be held on the 25-26 March 2014.
Imagery is very important to our work, that’s why all the people in our photos are our dedicated supporters. Read a snapshot of some who took part in our latest shoot.
Today I have the pleasure of revealing the winner of our recent competition to win a book personally signed by chart-toppers Union J – with a little help from one of the group.
Alzheimer’s Research UK launches a new initiative to bridge the gap between new knowledge about the causes of dementia and the discovery of new treatments.
As part of our pioneering dementia research, we have co-funded research in Scotland to study the molecular mechanisms that cause deterioration of connections between nerve cells, in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease.
Back to Blackbrick author, Sarah Moore-Fitzgerald talks about her father’s dementia, and how the family coped with his diagnosis.
Surely I would need a PhD to get in, I’m not a scientist. Will I even know what they’re talking about? What if they ask me a question? The nerves set in.