Dementia Trials Ireland

To enable every person in Ireland, living with, or at risk of developing dementia, access to clinical trials

I am a person with a dementia diagnosis or a caregiver for someone with dementia

I am curious about dementia and would like to learn more

I would like to set up a clinical trial

I am an industry professional


I am a member of the DTI Network Executive Committee

I am a member of the Dementia Network Steering Group

I am a member of the Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) Panel

I am a member of the International Scientific Advisory Board


About Dementia Trials Ireland

Dementia Trials Ireland aims to improve the lives of individuals at risk of, or living with, dementia. We will do this by conducting high quality, internationally recognised, clinical trials throughout Ireland addressing important and common problems.

Dementia Trials Ireland (DTI) has been funded for five years by the Health Research Board (HRB).

The objective of DTI is to significantly develop and expand the current small dementia clinical trials portfolio to include studies of diverse types.  These trials will include proof of concept to implementation; non-pharmacological to pharmacological approaches, suitable for all stages and all sub-types of dementia.

Our studies will apply different methods, including imaging, biomarkers and neuropsychological methods to assess healthy volunteers, carers and people with dementia.


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News & Updates


A new era for dementia trials in Ireland – The Medical Independent

Prof Iracema Leroi, Co-Lead of Dementia Trials Ireland, spoke to Catherine Reilly about the network’s ambition of significantly increasing capacity to conduct dementia-related clinical trials nationally In Ireland, clinical trials activity in dementia has…

DTI Seed Funding Application Call 2022

DTI is delighted to announce the first annual seed funding call. This seed funding call is aimed at early career researcher's whose work will directly contribute to future trial development…
Case Studies

Public and Patient Involvement in Action

As we mark World Alzheimer's Day 2022, Karen Meenan discusses the importance of a Public, Patient and Carer Involvement (PPI) panel to the work of Dementia Trials Ireland (DTI), and…