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    Patient stories: Dementia patient featured in Leicester Mercury

    15th December 2014

    A patient from CRN: East Midlands was featured in The Leicester Mercury as part of the NIHR Clinical Research Network's "Patient Stories" campaign.

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    CRN launches INSIGHT magazine

    15th December 2014

    The NIHR Clinical Research Network has today launched its new flagship magazine: Insight.

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    Thames Valley tops November recruitment figures in Alzheimer’s antibiotic trial

    11th December 2014

    The CRN: Thames Valley and South Midlands was joint national recruiter last month in an innovative trial of Minocycline, a drug usually prescribed for acne, for people with mild Alzheimer’s disease.

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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

  • Industry enquiries

    Enquiries from the life-sciences industry

    T: +44 (0)113 34 34 555

    E: supportmystudy@nihr.ac.uk

    www.supportmystudy.nihr.ac.uk

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

    Enquiries

    T: +44 (0)20 3206 4960

    E: crndementias@nihr.ac.uk

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

    Portfolio

    E: portfolio.crne@nihr.ac.uk

  • New portfolio enquiries

    Initial enquiries about the NIHR CRN Portfolio

    T: +44 (0)113 343 0329

    E: portfolio.helpdesk@nihr.ac.uk

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