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Tackling the global epidemic of dementia

Our vision is to be the leading translational neuroscience centre in the world; the number one student destination for education programmes embedded in translational neuroscience; and the centre connecting industry, commercial partners, academics and patients in order to accelerate translational research.

To do this, UCL is building a new, cutting-edge, translational neuroscience facility which will enable us to advance the understanding of ways to diagnose, prevent and treat neurological dseases. The £249 million building will contain both the UCL Institute of Neurology and the UK Dementia Research Institute, and will be a flagship component in one of the most coordinated and comprehensive neuroscience campuses in the world. 

For further information about how UCL is meeting the challenge of Dementia you can visit our dedicated dementia website: www.ucl.ac.uk/dementia

Case Study: Professor Nick Fox  

“Even though I see this disease on a professional level every day, I still find the stories heart-breaking.”

UK Dementia Research Institute at UCL

The UK DRI operates across six UK research centres, working together towards a shared vision. The hub of the research activities and operational headquarters is at UCL.