We believe in the power of research to change the future.

We’re funding a unique Research Network of over 1,000 dementia researchers across 15 Centres in the UK – bringing together the best minds to make breakthroughs possible.

We fund a broad range of research projects to understand dementia and drive us towards better diagnosis, preventions and treatments. With your help we are making great progress.

From people to pipettes and from Aberdeen to Exeter, our funding is making a huge difference. Whether there is a particular cause close to your heart, or you want to find out more about the groundbreaking research taking place on your doorstep, our interactive map shows some of our current research projects.

Our research projects

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Understanding the link between hormone processes and Alzheimer’s

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Shedding light on memory loss in Alzheimer’s

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Understanding nerve cell damage in frontotemporal dementia

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Using brain scans to investigate changes in the brain over time

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Just below the surface of the brain

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Assessing the biological consequences of a potential Alzheimer’s treatment

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Identifying targets to tackle brain inflammation

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A window into hallucinations in dementia with Lewy bodies

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Can our genetics predict our risk of Alzheimer’s disease?

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Looking into head injury and dementia

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Researching the link between Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes

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Creating new tracers to highlight the spread of amyloid

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Investigating the role of cholesterol in the brain in Alzheimer’s disease

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Are some nerve cells more susceptible than other to damage in dementia with Lewy bodies?

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Understanding the molecular processes driving damage to nerve cell wiring in Alzheimer’s

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Designing treatments that stop protein clumping

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New insights into brain blood flow

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Using stem cells and specialised chambers to unravel dementia

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Unravelling the genetics of Alzheimer’s disease

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Treating hearing loss in people at a high risk of dementia

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