Launch of Dementia Discovery Fund

Posted by on November 20, 2015 in Active & Supportive Communities, Care Act, Home Page, Information & Advice | 0 comments

The Dementia Discovery Fund, a groundbreaking new initiative designed to speed up the discovery and development of new treatments for dementia, has launched after securing $100m backing from worldwide investors. The UK Government’s Department of Health, Alzheimer’s Research UK, the UK’s leading dementia research charity, and world-leading pharmaceutical companies including Biogen, GSK, Johnson & Johnson, Lilly, Pfizer and Takeda, have joined forces to support the innovative new fund – a world first for dementia which will invest in pioneering research to help deliver much-needed treatments for the condition. For more information visit Alzheimer’s Research UK.

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