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London - Nice: A 1000 mile cycling challenge

Posted on 15 August 2017

On Wednesday 19 July, 90 cyclists began a 300 mile journey from Crystal Palace to Paris in order to raise funds for Action. But for some riders, this challenge was not enough...

Fundraising for 15 years: Chloe's highlights

Posted on 2 August 2017

Action Medical Research is always on the lookout for volunteers. With so many annual events held across the UK there’s a real variety of opportunities for...

Helping children born prematurely when they reach school

Posted on 24 July 2017

Researchers funded by Action Medical Research are designing a tool to help children who were born prematurely with maths skills – and, as Dr Sarah Clayton explains, they are looking for...

Meet the researcher: Professor Jonna Kuntsi

Posted on 10 July 2017

With funding from Action Medical Research, Professor Kuntsi of King’s College London has investigated why premature babies are at increased risk of developing ADHD.


Peddle power: cycling the States for charity

Posted on 29 June 2017

Graham McGregor-Smith has his sights set on his US Coast to Coast challenge

We never cease to be amazed by the grit and determination our...

Davina’s Big Sussex Bike Ride

Posted on 9 June 2017

Preparations are underway for one of Action Medical Research’s most popular events of the year: Davina’s Big Sussex Bike Ride!

With three routes to choose from (21, 40 or...

Meet the researcher: Dr Emilie Sauvage

Posted on 7 June 2017

Dr Emilie Sauvage, who’s dedicated to helping babies with complex congenital heart disease, explains why the prestigious Research Training Fellowship she has been awarded from Action Medical...

Joey's amazing progress makes mum and dad so proud

Posted on 31 May 2017

When Joey was diagnosed with brain cancer aged four it was a devastating time for his family. Thankfully, treatment worked well and Joey, who's now 11 years old, is thriving - along with...

Gearing up for Davina’s Big Sussex Bike Ride

Posted on 17 May 2017

The countdown is on until Davina’s Big Sussex Bike Ride returns to the county and places are quickly filling up. Last year saw around 450 riders taking part, all helping...

18 months later and I’m seizure free

Posted on 15 May 2017

After brain surgery successfully treated her epilepsy, Sophie is enjoying ‘amazing independence’ and looking forward to exploring South America and Asia before university. ...
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