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    North West Coast Research and Innovation Awards 2015 - Nominations open now!

    27th August 2015

    The CRN: North West Coast is delighted to announce that the North West Coast Research & Innovation Awards 2015 are now open. Enter at:

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    NIHR 'Ok to ask' 2015 survey

    13th August 2015

    A survey to provide feedback on the 2015 NIHR 'OK to ask' campaign is now open.

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    NIHR to exhibit at this year’s Health and Care Innovation Expo

    6th August 2015

    The NIHR will be exhibiting at this year’s Health and Care Innovation Expo on 2-3 September in Manchester. As the ‘research arm of the NHS’ the NIHR will be there to showcase its work and increase awareness of clinical research as a means of innovation. The Health and Care Innovation Expo is one of the NHS’ biggest events and celebrates world leaders in science, research and innovation.

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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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    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
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    T: +44 (0)20 3206 4960


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