In this latest round of funding, we have given out a total of £1,286,500 across twelve different projects including research for children with congenital heart disease, bacterial meningitis, prematurity and ADHD, and multiple sclerosis:
, two years, £118,734 awarded to researchers at the Institute of Child Health, London, and Bradford Royal Infirmary Primary ciliary dyskinesia: helping communities at risk of this debilitating illness
One and a half years, £19,140 awarded to researchers at the Ear Institute, University College London Auditory processing disorders: why do some children struggle to make sense of what they can hear?
, two years, £114,845 granted to researchers at the University College London and Imperial College London Bacterial meningitis in newborn babies: harnessing the body’s natural defences
, three years, £199,207 awarded to researchers at Leicester Royal Infirmary, NIHR Biomedical Research Centre at Moorfields Eye Hospital and University College London Institute of Opthalmology Lazy eye (amblyopia): gathering hard evidence on the best way to restore children’s vision
, three years, £139,348 awarded to researchers at the University of Hull, University of Southampton and Southampton General Hospital Perthes’ disease: identifying who’s at risk and why
, two and a half years, £135,692 awarded to researchers at the University of Leeds, St James University Hospital, Leeds and Leeds General Infirmary Spine curvature: helping children with scoliosis breathe
three years, £169,944 awarded to researchers at the Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College London Premature babies: why are these babies at increased risk of ADHD?
, two years, £54,500 awarded to researchers at the Evelina Children’s Hospital and King’s College London Dystonia: mapping the brain for more precise brain surgery for the distressing movement disorder
, two years, £123,892 awarded to researchers at Institute of Child Health, London, Great Ormond Street Hospital and Young Epilepsy, Surrey Epilepsy in children: studying sleep and memory
one year, £51,824 awarded to researchers at the Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation, University of Glasgow Multiple sclerosis: what causes damage and destruction of the nervous system?
, four months, £10,000 awarded to College of Medicine and College of Human and Health Sciences, Swansea University. MRSA and C difficile infections: developing new antibiotics from maggot secretions
Research Training Fellowships
This year we are celebrating 40 years of our Research Training Fellowship scheme and have now funded 167 fellowships at a total value of over £11 million (almost £17 million in today’s terms). The charity is also proud to announce the latest recipients of its Research Training Fellowship programme:
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