The CRIS Network is the brand name and collaboration created by the UK-CRIS Programme. This was funded as part of Dementias Platform UK (DPUK), a multi-million pound public-private partnership, developed and led by the Medical Research Council (MRC), which is part of a UK response to accelerate research work into Dementia. Institutions who have supported the UK-CRIS Programme are listed below, with links to their websites so you can find out more.
The Medical Research Council (MRC) improves the health of people in the UK - and around the world - by supporting excellent science, and training the very best scientists. They are a non-departmental public body funded through the government’s science and research budget. MRC research has resulted in life-changing discoveries for over a hundred years.
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The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) fund health and care research and translate discoveries into practical products, treatments, devices and procedures, involving patients and the public in all our work. They ensure the NHS is able to support the research of other funders to encourage broader investment in, and economic growth from, health research. They work with charities and the life sciences industry to help patients gain earlier access to breakthrough treatments and train and develop researchers to keep the nation at the forefront of international research.
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