Brain prize winner calls Brexit a ‘disaster’ for the NHS and science

06 March 2018 – Guardian


Four dementia scientists shared this year’s 1m Euro brain prize for pivotal work that has changed the understanding of Alzheimer’s disease.

Professors John Hardy, Bart De Strooper, Michel Goedert, based in the UK, and Prof Christian Haass, from Germany, unpicked key protein changes that lead to this most common type of dementia.

On getting the award, Prof Hardy said he hoped new treatments could be found and is donating some of his prize money to care for Alzheimer’s patients.


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