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    Clinical Research Network initiative highlighted at G8 Legacy event

    19th June 2014

    Today the UK is hosting the first Global Challenge Legacy Event, following the 2013 G8 dementia summit. Experts from around the world are gathering to discuss ways to increase investment for innovation and drive research.

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    NIHR Health Technology Assessment Programme and Clinical Research Network combine to improve patient care through largest ever treatment trial of Parkinson’s disease

    11th June 2014

    CRN: Dementias and neurodegeneration (DeNDRoN) supported study results announced.

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    First European patient recruited to new global Alzheimer’s disease study

    2nd June 2014

    Manchester researchers have recruited the first patient in Europe to a global Alzheimer’s disease study.

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About Dementias and neurodegeneration research

The Clinical Research Network: Dementias and neurodegeneration (DeNDRoN) supports the set up and delivery of clinical research in the NHS in a range of diseases including dementias, Parkinson’s disease, motor neuone disease and Huntington’s disease.

These diseases are increasingly understood to have commonalities in underlying mechanisms, patient experience, and symptoms; and their management is increasingly multi-disciplinary and converging over time. Advances in understanding of these diseases and new treatments are likely to come from inter-disciplinary research between them.

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Patient, Carer and Public Information

We invite patients, carers and anyone affected by dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases to have a say on research matters. There are many ways that you can be involved in research; from participating in a study to helping to shape the direction of research by sharing your experiences or offering your opinion on research ideas.

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  • Industry enquiries

    Enquiries from the life-sciences industry

    T: +44 (0)113 34 34 555


  • General Enquiries - DeNDRoN
    27 Old Gloucester Street
    WC1N 3AX
    C/O Box 81


    T: +44 (0)20 3206 4960


  • Existing Portfolio enquiries
    Enquiries about existing studies on the NIHR CRN Portfolio



  • New portfolio enquiries

    Initial enquiries about the NIHR CRN Portfolio

    T: +44 (0)113 343 0329


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