Currently, there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia; by 2031 an estimated 1.4 million Canadians will be living with dementia. Research is key to changing this story. To move towards our vision of a world without dementia, the Alzheimer Society of B.C. champions research for tomorrow's treatment and cures. We support quality of life and biomedical research across Canada and nurture innovative research and discovery locally.
Read our 2020 research handout A focus on research to learn about the biggest research stories of the past year, how to be a better consumer of research news and what it's like to participate in research. The 2019 research handout can be found here.
- Research in Canada
Learn more about the Alzheimer Society Research Program, the largest non-profit funder of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia research in Canada.
- Research in B.C.
Learn more about researchers in B.C. who are dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by dementia.
- Participate in researchHelp to find a cure and improve the lives of people affected by Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias by taking part in research.