F1 Legend Sir Jackie Stewart announces £2m boost to accelerate dementia research

Three-time Formula One world champion Sir Jackie Stewart has launched a £2m search for a new generation of scientists to accelerate breakthroughs in the prevention and treatment of dementia. The funding has been committed by Sir Jackie’s Race Against Dementia charity which he founded after his wife of 56 years, Lady Helen Stewart, was diagnosed with frontotemporal dementia. Taking a lead from the fast-paced world of professional motorsport, Race Against Dementia has been set up to drive new ways of tackling the big questions in dementia research, and to accelerate…

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