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Press release: Clinical research boosted at UCL and UCLH

5 July 2006

Clinical research in London has received a boost with the announcement of a major funding award for a joint initiative from UCL and University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH).

The funding provided will enable accelerated research into cancer, heart disease and a range of neurological conditions including severe headaches, with the ultimate aim of improving health care for patients.

Funding for the UCL/UCLH plans comes as part of a nationwide programme of support for experimental medicine - investigation undertaken in human beings to test the validity and importance of new discoveries or treatments - announced today by a consortium of research funders led by the Wellcome Trust.

Read the complete press release.