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January 31, 2017

The CDRF has provided funds towards the cost of the DTR’s DEXA machine.

A DEXA scan is a special type of X-ray that measures bone mineral density (BMD). DEXA stands for  "dual energy X-ray absorptiometry".  DEXA scans are often used to diagnose or assess someone's risk of osteoporosis; a condition that weakens bones and...

January 29, 2017

We are grateful to The Denise Coates Foundation for recent generous donations to support research into cognitive loss and aging.

November 17, 2016

Hazel and Christine, who have participated in research raised £8,200 for the Chronic Disease Research Foundation by walking 273 miles in 30 days. The money raised by Hazel and Christine will be used to in a project to find the genes linked to different types of migraines. Hazel and Christine said, “We are very grateful...

July 16, 2016

Congratulations to Professor Tim Spector for completing the Barcelona Triathlon – a great achievement, and for fundraising for the CDRF. On 6th October 2013, Professor Spector took part in the Barcelona Triathlon and successfully completed an impressive 20K bike ride, then a 5K run followed by a 750 metre swim! If you...

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