Brain Research Trust

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The Brain Research Trust (also known as BRT) is a British medical research charity dedicated to the research of neurological diseases and conditions.

Registered charity no. 1137560


Since its founding in 1971, the Trust has funded research totalling more than £30 million at University College London's Institute of Neurology, Queen Square, London.

The Trust aims to provide a steady income to sustain and expand the vital research carried out at the Institute of Neurology, which together with the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, is the UK's foremost centre for research into diseases of the brain and nervous system.

From the more than 250 identifiable neurological conditions, the Institute's current research programme includes: Alzheimer's Disease, Brain Tumours, Multiple Sclerosis, Stroke, Parkinson's Disease, Epilepsy, Motor Neurone Disease, Migraine, Brain Trauma and Spinal Cord Regeneration.

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