Motor Neurone Disease: Research

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 14th January 2022.

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Photo of Claire Hanna Claire Hanna Social Democratic and Labour Party, Belfast South

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, how the £50 million for targeted motor neurone disease research can be accessed.

Photo of Maria Caulfield Maria Caulfield The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

This funding is available through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). The NIHR and UKRI rely on researchers submitting high-quality applications to access funding. All applications are subject to peer review and judged in open competition, with awards made on the basis of the importance to patients and health and care services, value for money and scientific quality.

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