The Alzheimer's Research Trust is the leading national charity funding UK biomedical research to combat Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. The Trust receives no government funding and relies on donations from individuals, charitable trusts, and the corporate sector to carry out its crucial work.

There are over half a million people with Alzheimer's disease in the UK today. With an ageing population, the number of sufferers is predicted to double within the next twenty years.

The Alzheimer's Research Trust is dedicated to building on and expanding its work to overcome this devastating disease. With the aim of finding a fully effective treatment or prevention, the Trust funds:

1. Cutting-edge UK Research Programmes

2. The best PHD Students to encourage the brightest young scientists to stay in the field

3. A Network creating more effective and efficient links between the leading UK Alzheimer's research centres

4. New brain tissue imaging suites

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