What research is Alzheimer's Society funding?

We are investing £10 million a year into dementia research. We fund a variety of dementia research projects and initiatives across the UK to help improve care, understand causes and work towards a cure.

Research projects


Our research aims to understand the underlying causes of the condition, improve diagnosis and care, identifying ways to prevent dementia and searching for a cure. 

An exciting new approach to developing treatments for dementia by 'repurposing' existing drugs.

Research initiatives


As a founding charity partner for the UK's first Dementia Research Institute, we have committed to raising £50 million towards it – our biggest ever single investment in dementia research.

Brains for Dementia Research aims to provide researchers with high-quality brain tissue that also has a record of the donor’s abilities in memory and thinking over time. 
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