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Additional funding secured for frontotemporal dementia research

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Race Against Dementia Fellow, Dr Maura Malpetti, based at the University of Cambridge has received additional funding to support Phase 1 of her proposal to establish a national network for inflammation research in frontotemporal dementia. 

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“Sir Jackie needs to see results and fast – the Race must be won!”

Dr Malpetti said, “This is fantastic news which opens up amazing possibilities for my research. I greatly look forward to continuing and expanding my work to achieve real progress in the fight against dementia. Sir Jackie needs to see results and fast – the Race must be won!”  

Sir Jackie Stewart OBE commented –“Maura is an exceptional scientist and really understands the F1 mindset. She is working hard to accelerate her research and this additional support will help her cover more ground. It is great news!”

You can learn more about Dr Malpetti’s research here.

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