Action Medical Research | Children's Charity



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Ben Nevis 8 September 2018

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For more than 65 years we've been saving and changing lives through medical research and have spent over £117m funding some amazing breakthroughs.

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Recent blog post

New research starting in 2019

2 January 2019
We’re pleased to announce six new studies set to start in 2019 – an investment of almost £770,000 in top quality...

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Boxing Day Swim returns to Ballyholme Yacht Club

17 December 2018
There will be some brave bathers in Bangor this Boxing Day, as dedicated charity supporters prepare to immerse themselves in the...

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Action Scotland
We can’t wait to hear from the @sewingsoldier Neil Stance who will be joining guests @themarcliffe nr #Aberdeen on…
Action Scotland - 21 January 2019 12:18pm
Kate Webb
Very proud of my new paper exploring how sex, puberty, hormones and X chromosomes influence type 1 interferon! May…
Kate Webb - 20 January 2019 21:31pm
Alisha Doutt
@TheShaunWallace Hi Shaun Sorry you lost on Celebrity Catchphrase It was a bad day at the office. I'm glad you rece…
Alisha Doutt - 19 January 2019 19:58pm
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