Wide shot of crowds at the great exhibition roadshow 2019

The Great Exhibition Road Festival 2019. Learn about the 2021 event here.

Professor Paul Matthews, Edmond and Lily Safra Chair and Associate Director, UK Dementia Research Institute

Professor Paul Matthews

Professor Paul Matthews, Edmond and Lily Safra Chair and Associate Director, UK Dementia Research Institute, explains Alzheimer's disease and dementia, how large a problem they are, and how the UK Dementia Research Institute at Imperial College London will work to address them

Clinical trial call bannerDr Nir Grossman, Group Leader at UK DRI at Imperial, is leading a new innovative trial using deep electrical currents applied to the brain of people living with Alzheimer's disease. Recruitment for participants is now open (October 2021) for one year. 
The research team are seeking 24 patients with early-stage Alzheimer's. Any individual between 50-80 years old with a diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment or early Alzheimer's disease. Other criteria include adequate visual & auditory acuity and capacity to give informed consent.
Find out more here.

Dementia Support

Two women sat on hammockThe Dementia Care Team at Imperial College Healthcare is part of the NHS Trust. The dementia care team supports patients with dementia, and their carers and relatives by providing a range of services for patients in hospital. The team operates across all Imperial linked hospitals: Charing Cross Hospital, Hammersmith Hospital, St Mary's Hospital and Western Eye Hospital. For more information and resources visit their website.
Contact the team: imperial.dementia@nhs.net

Dementia Talking Point: Join Alzheimer's Society's online community to share experiences with others affected by dementia. Join Dementia Talking Point.

Support for carers: Whether you identify as a full-time carer, or you live with/spend time with someone suffering from dementia, you will find support and advice from the NHS here.

Our researchers in lockdown

Dr Alexi Nott

Dr Alexi Nott

Dr Alexi Nott

Alexi Nott is a UK DRI Fellow. His research is on Epigenome of the brain.

Dr Johanna Jackson

Dr Johanna Jackson

Dr Johanna Jackson is a senior Scientific Project Manager leading on the Multi-'Omics Atlas Project.

UK DRI Imperial

Professor Jules Griffin

Jules specialises in the use of NMR spectroscopy and mass spectrometry approaches.

Dr Nathan Skene

Dr Nathan Skene

Nathan is a UK DRI Fellow. His research is based in Neurogenomics.

Donations and fundraising

A note from UK DRI “We strongly recommend donating to the institute via our charity partners, who can keep you up to date on the impact of your generous gift. Alternatively, to donate to the institute directly please make your cheque payable to 'UK DRI Ltd' and send to: UK Dementia Research Institute Headquarters, 6th Floor UCL Maple House, 149 Tottenham Court Road, London, W1T 7NF.”
Donate to UK DRI charity funders here:
Alzheimer’s Society
Alzheimer’s Research

Running, walking, cycling and bake sales. Find out how the fundraising and donations to our funding charities impacts research at the UK DRI hereOr to head directly to fundraising opportunities available through our charity funders, visit their websites:
Fundraise for Alzheimer’s Society
Raise money for Alzheimer’s Research