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Pioneering Dementia research projects receive £22 million government boost

Twenty one pioneering research projects to boost dementia diagnosis rates and trial ground breaking treatments have been selected to receive a share of £22million of Government funding, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt announced today. Visiting pharmaceutical company Eli Lilly’s UK dementia … Read more → – Pioneering Dementia research projects receive £22 million government boost

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A phenomenal legacy for London 2012

The London 2012 anti-doping facilities will be developed after the Olympic and Paralympic Games into a world-class resource that could help revolutionise healthcare. The MRC-NIHR Phenome Centre will use the cutting edge facilities developed for London 2012 to help develop … Read more → – A phenomenal legacy for London 2012

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Becoming a world-leader for a dementia friendly society, care and research

The Prime Minister has announced his commitment to make the UK a world leader on dementia. In England 670,000 people have dementia and the number of people developing the disease is increasing. One in three people will develop dementia and … Read more → – Becoming a world-leader for a dementia friendly society, care and research

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Over £13 million to make the NHS a safer place

Two world-class research centres will receive a share of over £13 million to help make the NHS a safer place for patients, the Government announced today. The money, which comes from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), will be … Read more → – Over £13 million to make the NHS a safer place

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Over £100m to support groundbreaking clinical research

Over £100m will be invested in NHS Clinical Research Facilities to develop new treatments to benefit thousands of patients, the Government announced today. The money, provided by the National Institute for Health Research, will be spent on research nurses and … Read more → – Over £100m to support groundbreaking clinical research

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New research professors will help treatments make the leap from the bench to the bedside

Eight of the UK’s most promising leaders in medical health research will be awarded a National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) professorship, the Government announced today. Each professor will receive around £1.5m of funding to conduct research into conditions that … Read more → – New research professors will help treatments make the leap from the bench to the bedside

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Government issues call for surgical research bids

Researchers across the country have until 25th May to make funding bids for surgical research projects, the Government has announced today. All areas of scientific activity relevant to surgery will be considered by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). … Read more → – Government issues call for surgical research bids

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Government makes £500,000 available for new research into antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Professor Dame Sally Davies, the Government’s Chief Medical Officer and Chief Scientific Advisor, today announced that £500,000 of Government-funding is available for new research into antibiotic-resistant bacteria. ESBLs (extended spectrum Beta lactamases) are enzymes produced by bacteria making them resistant … Read more → – Government makes £500,000 available for new research into antibiotic-resistant bacteria

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Government boost to world leading UK life science industry

  Three million at-risk patients to receive hi-tech equipment in the home. New £180 million ‘valley of death’ catalyst fund for new medical breakthroughs. Cutting NHS red tape to give patients faster access to drugs. A multi million pound package … Read more → – Government boost to world leading UK life science industry

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New research partnerships set to boost patient treatments and economic growth

The Government has launched the first two National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) partnerships for early stage health research, which will usher in a new era for clinical trials – accelerating the development of innovative treatments from the lab to … Read more → – New research partnerships set to boost patient treatments and economic growth

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