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Silverstone Classic to raise funds for RAD Fellowships

Today Silverstone Classic has announced that Alzheimer’s Research UK has been appointed as the Official Charity Partner to the world’s biggest classic motor racing festival for the next three years. All funds raised by the charity at this...

Posted 15 Mar 2019

RAD Cocktail Fundraiser at Zagame Automotive

On March 12, Zagame Automotive hosted a glittering cocktail fundraiser in aid of Race Against Dementia.  This is the second year in succession that RAD has held a signature event during Melbourne’s Grand Prix week....

Posted 13 Mar 2019

McLaren meets Edinburgh University’s CRM

Race Against Dementia is introducing leading figures from Formula One to cutting edge dementia researcher in our quest to develop innovative collaboration that will accelerate the development of a treatment or cure for dementia. On...

Posted 05 Mar 2019

WMRAC to support RAD for another year

The WMRAC (Women’s Motor Racing Associates Club, aka The Doghouse Owners’ Club) have chosen to continue to make Race Against Dementia their charity for a second year. Today, following at their Annual General Meeting, Elizabeth...

Posted 02 Mar 2019

Meeting with Alzheimer’s Research UK Grant Review Board

The ARUK GRB meets twice a year to consider application for the various grants that they award to fund dementia research.  Yesterday, the Race Against Dementia team were invited to observe the GRB in action,...

Posted 18 Jan 2019

Alzheimers Research logo

Helen’s dementia is the fight of my life

Thanks to The Telegraph for some more great coverage for Race Against Dementia, raising awareness of this terrible disease and helping us to provide hope that we can accelerate progress to a treatment or prevention....

Posted 17 Jan 2019

Jackie Stewart of Great Britain, driver of the #2 Matra International Matra MS80 Ford Cosworth DFV V8 celebrates with his wife Helen

Speak openly and raise awareness about dementia

Sir Jackie and Lady Stewart attended the Wendover Dementia Action Alliance Christmas celebration in December.  The write-up in this week’s Bucks Herald highlighted Sir Jackie’s message not to be embarrassed by dementia, encouraging us all...

Posted 09 Jan 2019

Lewis Fox races against dementia!

Last weekend at Silverstone, Lewis Fox competed for the Walter Hayes Trophy, proudly displaying the Race Against Dementia logos on his car. The Mercedes F1 employee achieved his goal for the event by reaching the...

Posted 07 Nov 2018

More great coverage for RAD on the BBC

Sir Jackie started the week on the couch with BBC Breakfast, followed by interviews on Radio 4’s Today and Radio 5 Live. All building momentum to launch the RAD Fellowship Programme. Read more about the...

Posted 26 Oct 2018

RAD in the news

An exciting weekend, with some excellent coverage for the new Race Against Dementia Fellowship Programme, including an excellent interview on The Andrew Marr Show (click on the image below to view). Many thanks for the...

Posted 15 Oct 2018