About us

Brains for Dementia Research is an initiative funded jointly by the Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer’s Research UK to address the shortage of brain tissue from individuals that is so essential for research into dementia. Read more >

For researchers

We aim to supply brain tissue and psychometric data for research to the neuroscience community, exercising responsible stewardship for the brain tissue and maximizing the potential benefit of this precious resource. Read more >

Our progress

BDR has received a very positive response from the public and so far has supported over 3,200 people to sign up to donate their brains to medical research. Since 2007, over 450 brains have been collected. Read more >