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Funding for age-related macular degeneration research campaign

The Department of Health has published its response to the Macular Society’s campaign for funding for research into age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

The Macular Society has recommended a unified approach to age-related macular degeneration (AMD) research and a new funding model.

Investment in eye-related research by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has increased from £7.1m in the financial year ending 2010 to £18.5m in the financial year ending 2015 (the latest available figure). More....