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IHI's Professor Ami Banerjee Leads £8M Study into Long Covid Diagnosis and Treatments

19 July 2021

Researcher wearing mask looks at brain scans

UCL researchers are leading the largest clinical trial on long Covid to date, involving over 4,500 people, as well as a study seeking to understand and treat the cognitive impairment associated with the condition, commonly known as brain fog. The two studies have received £8 million in government funding through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), out of a total of £19.6 million awarded to 15 projects to help better understand long Covid, improve diagnosis and find new treatments.

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