£816 MILLION INVESTMENT IN NHS RESEARCH

£816 MILLION INVESTMENT IN NHS RESEARCH

Twenty NHS and university partnerships across England have been funded to complete all kinds of health research via the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). Research into cardiovascular disease, mental health, including dementia, diabetes, obesity and nutrition, are all being covered by part of the £816 million investment into NHS research. Previous rounds of funding have led to several medical breakthroughs, including clinical trials of new T-cell treatment for cancer, MRI brain scans to detect early Parkinson’s, detection of the early signs of Alzheimer ’s disease and new immunotherapy trial to test cancer vaccine.

Visit www.gov.uk/government/news/new-816-million-investment-in-health-research for a full breakdown of where the funding is going and who is researching what!