New Drug Discovery Institute announced

Posted under Blog on November 22nd, 2013 by Editorial Team / No Comments

A UK dementia research charity is to launch the Drug Discovery Institute to further research into treatments for dementia, the first of its kind anywhere in Europe.

The announcement by Alzheimer’s Research UK has been welcomed by dementia research experts from around the world.

The Institute will integrate pioneering basic science, clinical expertise and patient involvement.

The charity has called for top universities from around the UK to host the Institute and it’s planned that its lead scientists will be in place by next year.

Launching the Institute, Dr Eric Karran, Director of Research, Alzheimer’s Research UK, described it as the “missing link between the UK’s considerable expertise in fundamental science, and industry who can discoveries into benefits for people with dementia”.


Tags: Alzheimer's, Alzheimer's Research UK, Drug Discover Institute



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