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Brain: Tumours

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 19608, tabled on 21 June 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment his Department has made of the impact of the covid-19 outbreak on funding for brain tumour research.

Answered on

24 June 2021

During the COVID-19 pandemic, many National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) programmes, studies and trials were paused. However, the NIHR’s funding competitions remained open throughout, including for brain tumour research. Funding continues to be invested through the NIHR to support a wide range of research from early translation or experimental medicine, through clinical, and applied health and care research.

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