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Historic £100 million charity backing for UK Dementia Research Institute

1 May 2016

Two major UK charities have announced £100m of new partnership funding for the UK’s first Dementia Research Institute – one of the single biggest financial commitments to dementia research in the history of both charities. Alzheimer’s Society and Alzheimer’s Research UK have pledged £50m each towards the work of the Institute, led by the Medical Research Council, making the total commitment over a quarter of a billion pounds.

MRC scientists elected Fellows of the Royal Society

29 April 2016

Two MRC scientists have been elected Fellows of the Royal Society in recognition of their contribution to science. 

MRC researchers join Fellowship of Academy of Medical Sciences

29 April 2016

MRC-supported scientists are among the 47 distinguished medical researchers elected as Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences. 

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