[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 7, February 2012].
This report urges the Government and other policy makers to show still greater commitment to a UK national dementia research strategy. The UK has a world-renowned dementia knowledge-base and research capability, but these world-class strengths could be undermined relative to overseas initiatives unless scientists have better opportunities to enter and remain in dementia research.
Defeating dementia: building capacity to capitalise on the UK’s research strengths. Cambridge: Alzheimer’s Research UK, January 2012.