Your support will fund vital research at the UK Dementia Research Institute

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The pioneering work at the UK DRI aims to transform the way that dementia is diagnosed and treated, to bring us closer to the day we have a cure.

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How will my monthly donation help?

  • £50could provide the equipment and resources needed for one day of a dementia researcher’s work helping to improve diagnosis, care and treatment.

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  • £20could help researchers better understand how dementia with Lewy bodies develops. Across one year, your money will pay for a month’s supply of a dye used in brain scanning. The dye gives a clearer picture of how brain and nerve cells are functioning.

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  • £10could help to investigate the role that genes have in developing Alzheimer’s disease by paying for five extractions of DNA from a brain tissue sample.

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How will my one off donation help?

  • £130could fund one day of a talented PhD researcher’s time increasing our understanding of the causes, prevention and treatment of dementia.

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  • £60could pay for a blood test in a clinical trial that aims to find out whether existing drugs could treat small vessel disease, a major cause of vascular dementia.

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  • £18could fund one hour of a PhD student’s time to research the causes of dementia, improve diagnosis, find better treatments and search for a cure.

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  • Expenditure

    89 pence in every £1 of total expenditure was spent on direct costs towards improving the lives of people with dementia.

    The remaining 11 pence in every £1 was spent to support our frontline activity including IT and premises.


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    We are clear about who we are, what we do and how your gift is used. We will never share your details for third parties to contact you nor sell on for financial gain.


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