Tag Archives: Research Spending

Local Clinical Research Network Hosts Announced (NIHR / Department of Health)

Summary Last year over 630,000 patients took part in clinical research studies supported by the NIHR Clinical Research Network. 15 NHS and foundation trusts have been asked to host local NIHR networks from April 2014. These NIHR network hosts will help … Continue reading

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Focus on Dementia (NIHR)

Summary The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has created a website (http://www.crncc.nihr.ac.uk) to showcase examples of the clinical research in the UK geared towards helping people with dementia their families. “This site provides a snapshot of the work of … Continue reading

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Quick Insight: United States Perspective on Dementia Research Funding and Progress (Cure Alzheimer’s Fund)

Summary This video gives an overview of the organisations and funding arrangements behind recent collaborative research work on Alzheimer’s Disease, and other form of dementia, in the USA. “Cure Alzheimer’s Fund and the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) are … Continue reading

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Obama Announces Brain Mapping Project (BBC News)

Summary The Human Genome Project transformed genetics; now may be the time to do something similar for brain research. US President Barack Obama has announced a research initiative to map the brain, funded with an initial $100m investment. It is hoped … Continue reading

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Dementia Research Funding: Rising to £66m by 2015 (BBC News)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 9, April 2012]. Summary Funding for research into dementia will roughly double by 2015, with the aim of ensuring the UK remains a world leader in the field. … Continue reading

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Building Capacity to Strengthen the UK’s Research in Dementia (Alzheimer’s Research UK)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 7, February 2012]. Summary This report urges the Government and other policy makers to show still greater commitment to a UK national dementia research … Continue reading

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Review of the European Dementia Research Agenda

[A version of this abstract appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT) Volume 1 Issue 8 March 2011]. Abstract Dementia research in most EU countries is critically under-funded and under-valued. Funding for dementia research has consistently fallen behind that … Continue reading

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West Midlands’ Dementia Expert and Some Statistics (NHS Local)

Summary Dr Karim Saad is commonly hailed as the West Midlands’ leading expert on dementia. The NHS West Midlands web site introduces this expert and provides some statistics about dementia from the Alzheimer’s Research Trust: An estimated 820,000 people in the UK live … Continue reading

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