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MND charities ‘delighted’ as £50m funding call answered

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But dementia charities disappointed that overall £375 million funding announcement falls short on ‘moonshot’ promise

Motor neurone disease charities have welcomed a multi-million-pound funding package for research into neurodegenerative diseases, following a successful campaign.

On 14 November, the government announced £375 million for research into neurodegenerative diseases, with £50m earmarked specifically for motor neurone disease-related research, a condition that affects the brain and nerves.

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