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Conservative Health Minister pledges boost to Alzheimer’s funding

Shadow Health  Minister Stephen O’Brien‘s words were music to the ears of Rebecca Wood, chief executive of the Alzheimer’s Research Trust, when he pledged increased proportional funding for dementia research. He disclosed to the packed audience at a fringe meeting at the Conservative Party Conference that his mother-in-law suffered from the degenerative disease, and described...
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The huge challenges for Alzheimer’s research

Alzheimer’s research is a subject very close to my heart, so I was pleased to see it was included as a topic at one of the fringe meetings at the Conservative Party conferences. Prof Clive Ballard, Director of Research for the Alzheimer’s Society, describes in this video the huge challenges faced in securing future research funding, and bureaucracy in the UK which hinders progress....
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