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COVID-19: the impact for dementia research and our work

Ian Wilson

As we all adapt to a temporary, extraordinary new way of living, we wanted to update you on how we’re adapting at Alzheimer’s Research UK, and the potential impact of COVID-19 on dementia research. The coming weeks and months will not be easy. It won’t surprise you that the current situation is affecting our ability […]

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It’s time to change the conversation

Hilary Evans

I believe research will change the future. But to accelerate progress towards life-changing treatments, we must also change the conversation about dementia. Last year, we asked thousands of people across the UK about their understanding of dementia. Our Dementia Attitudes Monitor revealed that one in five UK adults still think that dementia is a normal […]

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What would you want from a dementia treatment?

Hilary Evans

It seems like a simple question, doesn’t it? But despite a growing awareness of dementia, it’s a question that’s never been asked of large groups of people. And this means we’re lacking a piece of information that could be vital for charities, researchers and people tasked with making decisions about new treatments. That’s why today, […]

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Shining a light on the UK’s attitudes towards dementia and research

Hilary Evans

Today we’re launching our Dementia Attitudes Monitor Report – an in-depth analysis of the UK’s attitudes towards dementia and research. Improving understanding and shaping attitudes towards dementia is crucial if we are to make breakthroughs in research possible, so the Monitor, which will be repeated every two years, is an essential tool for us. In […]

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