We believe that research can create a world free from the fear, harm and heartbreak of dementia.

We lead world class research in the pursuit of breakthroughs that will change the narrative for people living with dementia.

Dementia is caused by diseases, and we know through research diseases can be cured.

Every discovery brings us closer to reducing risk, improving early diagnosis, and developing effective treatments that could change millions of lives for the better.

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About our research

We are the UK’s largest dementia charity, dedicated to funding research to understand, diagnose, reduce risk and treat the diseases that cause dementia.

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For researchers

Find out how we support dementia researchers through a range of funding, collaboration, and career development opportunities.

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Take part in dementia research

Volunteers, both with and without dementia, are needed to take part in dementia research studies or clinical trials. Volunteers play an essential role in helping scientists and doctors to understand what causes dementia and find new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat the diseases like Alzheimer’s.

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Lab Notes

From festivals to talks and panel discussions, we are regularly part of public events where you can come face-to-face with dementia research and ask your burning questions.

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Public events about research

From festivals to talks and panel discussions, we are regularly part of public events where you can come face-to-face with dementia research and ask your burning questions.

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Our research funding dashboard

The dashboard provides information on all the research projects we have funded, and are funding right now, including our big initiatives.