Both the Government and charities, such as Alzheimer’s Research UK, invest in dementia research. The Government invests in dementia through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), the Medical Research Council (MRC) and, to a lesser extent, the other six Research Councils.

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Source: UK Dementia Research Institute; Medical Research Council (MRC) website

Source: Dementia written question – 144915 from Dan Jarvis answered by Caroline Dinenage (2018)

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

Source: National Institute for Health Research Annual Report 2014/15; Medical Research Council Annual Report and Accounts 2014/15; Policy paper 2010 to 2015 government policy: dementia (May 2015)

Source: The Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia; Department of Health (2015)

Source: Dementias Platform UK website

Source: Dementia Discovery Fund (2018)