Making Alzheimer's a distant memory for future generations

A leading medical research institute specialising in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.

We are working together to change the future of Alzheimer’s disease and make it a distant memory for future generations. With the vital assistance of supporters, we can do just that and more.

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Without a medical breakthrough, these numbers are projected to escalate rapidly:


Australians currently living with dementia.


People involved in their care.
The burden on individuals and families is overwhelming.


Australians received a dementia diagnosis in 2023.


Hear from Prof Ralph Martins, AO

Ralph Martins is the Director of Research at Alzheimer’s Research Australia.

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Essential research

With Alzheimer’s Research Australia leading the way, we can look forward to a more promising tomorrow. Together, we can change the future.

Our People

At Alzheimer's Research Australia, a passionate and dedicated team is working tirelessly to make a profound impact in the fight against Alzheimer's disease.

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Research Themes

Research studies gather valuable information that serves as a cornerstone for improving health outcomes for society.

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Our Impact

Evolution of a research foundation to a medical research institute.

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Transforming the Future of Alzheimer’s Disease: Empowering Early Detection

The time to act is now, as early diagnosis can pave the way for timely interventions, improving outcomes for individuals and reducing the long-term impact of Alzheimer’s disease.

Alzheimer’s Research Australia is a leading medical research institute dedicated to Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. With decades of experience and a deep commitment to reducing the impact of these diseases, our team of experts, researchers, and healthcare professionals is at the forefront of collaborative discoveries, working towards early diagnosis, proactive prevention measures, and innovative approaches that significantly improve lives.


Meet Mel, whose life took an unexpected turn when her mother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease.

Witnessing the gradual decline of her mother’s memories and the impact it had on their family, Mel became a passionate advocate for Alzheimer’s Research Australia.

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Become a Friend of Alzheimer’s Research Australia

Becoming a Friend is free, and you will join a strong community who are passionate about achieving better outcomes for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their families and carers.

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