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Dementia and Neurodegenerative Studies

The Dementia and Neurodegenerative Network supports studies which are funded by an NHS Research Scotland Eligible Funder list. All Scottish research ongoing within the network is registered on the UK Clinical Trials Gateway website. If you would like to find out more about our portfolio or are interested in recruiting to any of our studies please email

We support a wide range of research studies conducted within the NHS, at Scottish Universities and in Care Home settings. These include observational studies, genetic studies, drug trials, questionnaire studies and brain tissue banking.

These studies can be entered using the online register Join Dementia Research.

You can also contact our staff in your local area

You can also follow the latest news on dementia & neurodegenerative research in Scotland on our X (Twitter) account, @NRS_NDN or on our Facebook page.

Study Links


The Prevent study is an observational study based in Edinburgh. It is recruiting healthy people aged 40-59 and involves having blood tests, genetic tests and brain scans.

For more information email

Join Dementia Research

This is a UK wide service for matching anyone with an interest in participating in dementia research with a research study. Find out more