A new multimillion-pound platform for dementia research, entitled the “Dementias Platform UK (DPUK)”, has been launched by the Medical Research Council. The aim is to ensure the UK is one of the best places in the world to research dementia.
“Dementias Platform UK will look at the causes of dementia across a range of neurodegenerative conditions, including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Motor Neurone Disease following millions of pounds of investment from the government for new technologies”.
New platform unveiled to speed up dementia research. London: Department of Health / Dementia Challenge / World Dementia Council, October 29th 2014.