Alzheimer’s Research UK has funded over £21 million of pioneering research to help advance our understanding of different forms of frontotemporal dementia.

Our research is gaining new insights into the proteins that build up in the brain and how these damage nerve cells as well as taking these discoveries into drug discovery programmes to develop new treatments.

Backed by our passionate scientists and supporters, we’re challenging the way people think about dementia, and investing in research to make breakthroughs possible.

What is Primary progressive aphasia?

Information in this booklet is for anyone who wants to know more about primary progressive aphasia (PPA). This includes people living with PPA, their carers, families and friends.


Research projects

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Dementia Research Infoline

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