Your stories


Read the stories and watch the videos of those participating in dementia research, and find out about their experiences and what first inspired them to take part in a research study.

What is it like to take part in a research study? 

This video follows Morag, who was recently diagnosed with a form of Alzheimer's disease, and her husband John as they embark on their journey into research.

You can also find out more about what happens on a research study with this useful video, which was filmed at the Imperial Memory Unit.

As a patient participant in dementia clinical research, Jan explains why her family are her motivation for taking part and sharing her experience to inform advances in treatment which may not benefit her personally.

As healthy volunteers both participating in dementia clinical research studies, Isobel and Bob share why they believe it is so important to do what they can to help find answers which may improve care and treatment of people with this condition in the future.