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UK government announces £800M for health research

This is the UK’s largest ever investment in translational health research. The 31 separate awards include funding for four new Biomedical Research Units, specialising in dementia research.


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The UK government is to invest £800million over five years to develop partnerships between clinicians in the National Health Service (NHS) and universities to advance translation of basic research through to the clinic. The research will be coordinated through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and carried out in its biomedical research centres. These partnerships will also collaborate with industry and charities.

The NIHR Biomedical Research Units funding scheme supports NHS/University partnerships to undertake internationally excellent...



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