– Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt
With one in three families affected by dementia, this is something which is becoming a crisis. Around a million people will have dementia in the next few years. One of the big challenges we have is this big quest to get a cure or a treatment to halt dementia or Alzheimer's in their tracks.
We've had some setbacks this year, and some high-profile failures. But Lilly as a company has actually had some big successes, and so what I've learned today is that it's not all gloom and doom.
The Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has told ITV News there may be a drug that helps patients with dementia within the next decade.