Welcome to the Media Pages for Action Medical Research which have been designed for journalists seeking press releases and general information about the charity. We are Action Medical Research, for children, for life - the leading UK-wide medical research charity dedicated to helping babies and children.

We know that medical research can save and change children's lives - read about our successes.

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We have some great celebrities who are supporting our vital work as well as some interesting stories (link to case studies page) from people affected by the conditions we fund research into.  If you are interested in finding out more about our latest publications you can read our Annual Research Review or our magazine Touching Lives.

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Latest press release

16 April 2014

16 April 2014

Charity cyclists take part in Peterborough 100 ride

Almost 350 cyclists took part in the Peterborough 100 bike ride on Sunday (13 April), which is expected to raise £25,000 for children’s charity Action Medical Research.

The event took place from the Peterborough Marriott Hotel and took in the five counties of Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, Rutland, Leicestershire and Lincolnshire. Riders enjoyed stunning scenery right across the route, long country roads with incredible views, homemade flapjacks and the renowned lunch stops.