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  • Launch

    High-profile speakers launch CRN: Thames Valley and South Midlands

    29th July 2014

    Launch features Mr Jamie Anderson, son of legendary television and film producer, Gerry Anderson, who spoke about his late father’s battle with Alzheimer’s disease.

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    Parkinson's research participant featured in Oxford Times

    28th July 2014

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  • Join dementia research' - a new service to register your interest in taking part in dementia research

    DeNDRoN, soft launches ‘Join dementia research’ in North Thames

    28th July 2014

    On Tuesday 22nd July, ‘Join dementia research’, – a new service offering people the chance to register their interest in dementia research and be matched with suitable research studies, became available to researchers and healthcare services in Clinical Research Network: North Thames.

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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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