The Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that the first national Dementia Research Institute (DRI) in the UK is to be led by the MRC.
The DRI, which will bring together world leading expertise in discovery science in the fight against dementia, is set to receive up to £150m in funding and be fully functional by 2020.
The DRI will place the UK at the centre of a global effort to tackle the disease, aiming to accelerate the pace of research and develop much needed new treatments. It will fill a gap by linking with the investment already made though the Dementias Platform UK (DPUK) and complement other translational activities funded through the NIHR, research charities and industry....show more
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