Alzheimer's Research UK
Our vision is a world where people are free from the fear, harm and heartbreak of dementia.
|Address:||3 Riverside, Granta Park, Great Abington|
|Membership type:||Charity <100 staff (£50+VAT pa)|
We are the UK’s leading research charity aiming to defeat dementia. We power world class studies that give us the best chance of beating dementia sooner.
Our pioneering work focuses on prevention, treatment and cure. We are energising a movement across society to support, fund and take part in dementia research
As research experts, we specialise in funding world-class, pioneering projects at leading universities to find preventions, treatments and a cure for dementia. We believe science and innovation hold the key to defeating dementia and invest in the scientists discovering more about the condition and its causes.
We conduct world-class research to prevent, treat and cure dementia. We help people to understand dementia and the progress we are making. We forge partnerships with Government and other key organisations to make dementia research a national priority.
Devoted son Doron Salomon, whose story captured the hearts of the nation when he thanked Sainsbury’s for ‘going above and beyond’ to support his mum following her Alzheimer’s diagnosis, is calling on Cambridge residents to vote for Alzheimer's Research UK to become the next Local Charity of the Year at three Sainsbury's stores.
14 June 2018Read in full
East Anglian-based chartered accountants Price Bailey is finishing its partnership with Alzheimer’s Research UK on a high after two employees trekked up five volcanoes and pushed the firm’s fundraising total to more than £73,000.
11 June 2018Read in full
When Rosemary Westwell was pregnant with her second daughter, she received a phone call to say that her husband, John, had collapsed on the street.
5 June 2018Read in full
A Cambridgeshire group is appealing for new members to help raise funds for Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity.
31 May 2018Read in full
Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, has announced record growth in 2016/17 with a total income of £30.5 million, an increase of 38% on the previous year. Growing public support for the Cambridgeshire-based charity’s work saw voluntary donations rise by 44%, 11 times the sector average.
20 March 2018Read in full
Brexit must not delay the development and delivery of the first life-changing treatment for people living with dementia. That was the message Alzheimer’s Research UK had for politicians today during a roundtable hosted by the Exiting the European Union Committee.
18 January 2018Read in full
At six years old, Matthew Thomas was taught how to sail by his father, Eric, in a boat he had built in his garage back in 1971. What started out as a hobby turned into a lifelong passion for Matthew, 52, who is the Chief Instructor at Otley Sailing Club – a passion he shared with his dad for many years.
23 August 2017Read in full
Cambridge dementia scientists are set to benefit from nearly three quarters of a million pounds of new funding from Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity.
21 September 2015Read in full
Research in mice suggests that head injuries may cause problems with waste clearance in the brain, leading to the build-up of toxic proteins associated with dementia. The study has just been published in the Journal of Neuroscience.
4 December 2014Read in full
Researchers in the US have found that people who develop diabetes in midlife are more likely to show signs of cognitive decline 20 years later. The study is published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine.
3 December 2014Read in full