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Professor Hardy awarded Dan David Prize for work on the amyloid gene encoding APP

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Professor John Hardy - copyright Royal Society

Professor John Hardy, Head of Molecular Neuroscience at UCL Institute of Neurology, has been awarded the Dan David Prize for his work on the amyloid gene encoding the amyloid precursor protein (APP).

This is a prestigious international prize which annually awards three prizes of US$ 1 million each for achievements having an outstanding scientific, technological, cultural or social impact on our world. Each year fields are chosen within the three Time Dimensions - Past, Present and Future.

NIHR award £650,000 for research into rare neurodegenerative and neuromuscular diseases

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The National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Rare Diseases Translational Research Collaboration has awarded a total of £650,000 to extend research into rare neurodegenerative and neuromuscular diseases. 

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