Source: Luengo-Fernandez, R. & Landeiro, F. (in preparation). The Economic Burden of Dementia in the UK & Dementia research: Written question UIN 23196 asked by Jonathan Ashworth of Leicester South, answered by Edward Argar – August 12th 2021
Research is funded by a variety of different organisations, from charities and government to pharmaceutical companies and international initiatives.
Developing a new treatment
The goal of dementia research is to accelerate progress towards a treatment for the diseases which cause dementia.
Source: Time to flourish – Inside innovation: the medicine development process; The Association of British Pharmaceuticals (2012)
Source: Keeping pace: Progress in dementia research capacity (2017) Alzheimer’s Research UK Research Paper Evaluation
Capacity refers to the size of the research field and the amount of research it can perform.