Tag Archives: Philanthropy

UK-Based Drug Discovery Alliance (BBC News / Alzheimer’s Research UK)

Summary Alzheimer’s Research UK has announced the launch of the Drug Discovery Alliance, a £30 million network of research centres working collaboratively on research to discover potential cures, or at least disease modifying treatments, for Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms … Continue reading

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Defeat Dementia Campaign (Alzheimer’s Research UK)

Summary Alzheimer’s Research UK’s “Defeat Dementia” campaign was announced at the Global Dementia Legacy Event on June 19th 2014. Commitments included in the Defeat Dementia programme include: The launch of the Alzheimer’s Research UK Stem Cell Research Centre. There is a £2 … Continue reading

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Research Finance and Social Impact Investment: Global Dementia Event (Department of Health / Dementia Challenge / World Dementia Council)

Summary The first Global Dementia Legacy Event, following on from agreements made at the 2013 G8 Dementia Summit, is to be held on June 19th 2014 in London. International experts, including delegates from the World Health Organization, the OECD (Organisation … Continue reading

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Quick Insight: United States Perspective on Dementia Research Funding and Progress (Cure Alzheimer’s Fund)

Summary This video gives an overview of the organisations and funding arrangements behind recent collaborative research work on Alzheimer’s Disease, and other form of dementia, in the USA. “Cure Alzheimer’s Fund and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) are … Continue reading

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Dementia and the Big Society: a “Think Tank” Report

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 11, June 2011]. Summary The “Big Society” is a major policy theme for the Coalition Government. This paper begins the discussions on dementia and … Continue reading

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