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Landmark funding to transform early diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and other dementias

Blog by Hilary Evans, Chief Executive of Alzheimer's Research UK

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Today we’re welcoming a game-changing announcement for dementia research – a government-led boost of up to £79m for research into the early detection of diseases. The programme will bring together the NHS, industry, leading charities including Alzheimer’s Research UK, Cancer Research UK and the British Heart Foundation.

On the day when the World Dementia Council hosts a summit in London reflecting on the progress made since the G8 Dementia Summit five years ago, the inclusion of dementia in today’s announcement shows just how far we’ve come in ensuring the condition is a key health priority in the UK.

To read the rest of this blog visit the Alzheimer’s Research UK website: https://www.dementiablog.org/landmark-funding-to-transform-early-diagnosis-of-alzheimers-and-other-dementias

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