Health researchers in Bristol and mental health researchers in Devon are to receive millions of pounds worth of Government money to help them with their work.
The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust is looking into dementia and also mental health in school children.
Health Minister Lord Howe says funding the research now will have long term benefits:
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