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    First global patient recruited for CRN: Dementias and neurodegeneration study

    30th July 2015

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    Volunteers in South West needed for Parkinson’s disease study

    28th July 2015

    Recruitment has started for volunteers in the South West of England for a study to assess a new technology for detecting Parkinson’s disease at an early stage.

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    The focus of a free public event in Devon this September is ‘Research is hope in dementia.’

    20th July 2015

    This is an opportunity for patients, carers and the public to find out what research activity is happening locally and nationally from leading clinical researchers and how they can take part in studies.

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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 neurone 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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Key contacts

  • 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


  • 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


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