Research funding

Source: Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia 2020; Implementation Plan by the Department of Health

Research is funded by a variety of different organisations, from charities and government to pharmaceutical companies and international initiatives.

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Developing a new treatment

The goal of dementia research is to accelerate progress towards a treatment for the diseases which cause dementia.

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Source: Time to flourish – Inside innovation: the medicine development process; The Association of British Pharmaceuticals (2012)

Research capacity

Source: Keeping pace: Progress in dementia research capacity (2017) Alzheimer’s Research UK Research Paper Evaluation

Capacity refers to the size of the research field and the amount of research it can perform.

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