Adrian Ivinson: dementia care research and the UK DRI

Written by Lauren Pulling, Senior Editor

Last year, the UK Dementia Research Institute (UK DRI) was launched: the Institute is a joint £250 million investment from the Medical Research Council (MRC), Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer’s Research UK, aiming to boost, connect and revolutionize dementia research in the UK. A year on, the DRI now has a hub at University College London (UK), five further centers across the UK, and plans to expand hugely over the next five years. Research is focused on all dementias, including Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, frontotemporal dementia, vascular dementia, Huntington’s disease and beyond; plus, scope will expand in the coming months to...

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