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    Patient Research Ambassadors to improve access for patients to Clinical Research

    22nd January 2015

    The Patient Research Ambassadors Initiative (formerly Involvement4Access project) launches today with the aim of helping to open up research opportunities and choices for patients through the new role of Patient Research Ambassadors in local NHS care organisations.

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    Patient stories: Dementia patient featured in Hull Daily Mail

    8th January 2015

    A patient from CRN: Yorkshire and Humber was featured in the Hull Daily Mail on 23 December 2014, as part of the NIHR Clinical Research Network’s “Patient Stories” campaign.

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    Department of Health contract for a new national Co-ordinating Centre for the NIHR Clinical Research Network

    23rd December 2014

    The Department of Health has awarded a five-year contract for a new national Coordinating Centre for the NIHR Clinical Research Network.

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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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