Alzheimer’s Research UK is the world’s largest dedicated funder of dementia research.
We are committed to supporting biomedical research that will take us closer to treatments. Not only do we fund studies through our range of Project grants for tenured researchers, but build capacity though our PhD Scholarships and Research Fellowships.
Our research portfolio
Our currently active research investment is £35.3m, in more than 140 projects across 3 continents.
The International Alzheimer’s Disease Research Portfolio is a database which allows researchers to visualise and track changes in the global Alzheimer’s disease research landscape.
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Our research strategy
Our focus is to accelerate the ‘bench-to-bedside’ journey: our funding seeks to translate scientific findings into patient benefit as rapidly as possible.
Early Career Researcher Portal
Find out about the opportunities and resources designed for early career researchers
Find out about our range of translational initiatives and platforms to help researchers progress their discoveries towards therapeutic application.
Alzheimer’s Research UK has a large number of different grant schemes through which you can apply for funding.
The impact of your research
We monitor the impact and progress of the research that we fund in a number of ways.
We have a wide range of funding streams that support work on prevention, diagnosis and treatments.
The Alzheimer’s Research UK Research Network is a unique, collaborative venture in the dementia research community.
Resources and information
Find out more about experimental resources available, research guidelines and conference opportunities throughout the world.