New Medical Research Initiative Launched

New Medical Research Initiative Launched

The Government has asked the James Lind Alliance to establish a ‘Priority Setting Partnership’ to identify priorities for mesothelioma research in the UK.

The work is to be funded by the National Institute for Health Research.

This new initiative is supported by The Asbestos Victims Support Groups Forum UK, The British Lung Foundation, Mesothelioma UK and the Mick Knighton and June Hancock Mesothelioma Research Funds. 

The first step for the project will be to collect data through a survey.

As Liz Darlison of Mesothelioma UK said “Research needs and deserves significant investment and hopefully that will follow once genuine research priorities have been identified.

Find out more

Get more information from the James Lind Alliance website:

http://www.psp.nihr.ac.uk/mesothelioma

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