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Four fundraising challenges in four months

Posted on 24 July 2018

Dan Sinclair and the Cross Street Team are busy men. The 28-year-old Sales Manager and his team from Swindon is taking on a number of challenges for Action in 2018. He hopes to raise £20,...


Fellowship in Action

Posted on 16 July 2018

Action’s Research Training Fellowship scheme helps promising, early career medical doctors, bioengineers and allied health professionals study their chosen field in depth, often supporting a...

Remembering Jean 'Pippy' McCall

Posted on 28 June 2018

It is with great fondness, affection and appreciation that Action Medical Research remembers Jean ‘Pippy’ McCall who sadly passed away on Monday 11 June 2018 aged...


Every day is Father’s Day for Lily

Posted on 15 June 2018

Dad Simon Harriss, whose daughter has the devastating, disabling rare disease BPAN, explains that despite the progressive nature of Lily’s condition, he feels blessed – and how, for...

Paddington™ Shop at Paddington Station helps raise £50,000 for Action

Posted on 14 June 2018

Jackie Tyson is a very special woman; the Retail Director at the Paddington store at Paddington train station has raised more than £50,000 for Action Medical Research! Having worked in the...


Meet the Researcher: Professor David Rowitch

Posted on 6 June 2018

Speeding up the time it takes for scientific findings to make a real difference to patients is a key focus for the Cambridge-based professor of paediatrics who, with Action funding, hopes to offer...

Saving tiny lives with Scumrun 2018

Posted on 25 May 2018

You may have seen on our 'event's social media channels a lot of chat about 'Scumrun'... The 5 day challenge involved a number of teams driving along a mystery route across...


Look who's four!

Posted on 14 May 2018

Emily, who was born prematurely after her mum developed a serious pregnancy complication is, thankfully, doing incredibly well. And she can't wait to start school...
 

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Time to Race The Sun

Posted on 1 May 2018

Action’s Race The Sun events return this summer, once again giving teams and individuals the chance to cycle, trek and canoe their way around a fully marshalled course....


Meet the Researcher: Professor Colin Johnson

Posted on 23 April 2018

Opportunities to re-purpose existing approved drugs to potentially treat children with cystic kidney disease lie at the heart of Professor Johnson’s Action funded work at the University of...
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