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Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva: Research

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 184531, tabled on 10 May 2023

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he is taking steps to support research on (a) slowing the symptoms of and (b) finding a cure for fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva.

Answered on

16 May 2023

The Department funds research through the National Institute for Health and Care Research (NIHR). In the last five years the NIHR has supported the delivery of eight studies relating to Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva via NIHR infrastructure which includes research on potential treatments.