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For more than 60 years we've been saving and changing lives through medical research and have spent over £110m funding some amazing breakthroughs.

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Meet the researcher: Professor Deborah Tweddle

23 January 2017
Inspired by the idea of cancer research as a young medical student, Professor Deborah Tweddle of Newcastle University now works with...

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Pair get set to tackle epic Alpine ride in aid of children’s charity

20 January 2017
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