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Macular Degeneration

Volume 465: debated on Tuesday 23 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will provide match funding for the London Project’s research into dry macular degeneration. (160298)

The Department’s National Institute for Health Research has this year awarded £14 million over five years to fund a Specialist Biomedical Research Centre at Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. The award supports five research themes. One of these is concerned with age-related macular degeneration and incorporates the privately sponsored London Project.