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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. ...

Cycling Club Celebrates Fundraising Milestone

Posted on 11 May 2017

A cycling club in Bristol is celebrating a fundraising milestone after collecting more than £40,000 for Action Medical Research.

‘BS10’ was created in 2015 by...


Meet the Researcher: Dr Joanne Cleland

Posted on 8 May 2017

With funding from Action Medical Research, Dr Joanne Cleland of the University of Strathclyde is using ultrasound technology to help children affected by cleft lip and palate.

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Meet the Researcher: Dr Kate Webb

Posted on 26 April 2017

Being able to devote her professional life to research into lupus is a true privilege, says Dr Kate Webb who holds a prestigious Research Training Fellowship from Action.      ...

Writing my own future

Posted on 26 April 2017

Liam, who’s 14, wants to set up his own business one day – and refuses to let developmental coordination disorder dampen his entrepreneurial spirit.

 

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Cycling, trekking and canoeing for charity: Dr Shivani Bailey tells all

Posted on 4 April 2017

Shivani Bailey is taking on not one but two charity challenges for Action Medical Research in 2017. 7 May she'll be riding 100 miles on the Suffolk Sunrise and 8 July she's taking on the...

Starting a volunteer charity group: Action mid-Kent fundraising committee

Posted on 24 March 2017

Action Medical Research is a leading UK children's medical research charity, funding over 75 research projects across the UK. Children depend on Action and we depend on on our volunteers,...

Mother’s Day: treasuring the moments

Posted on 20 March 2017

To help Action Medical Research celebrate Mother’s Day mum Louise, whose daughter Jessica has a rare heart condition, kindly shares her thoughts on the wonder and worry of her...

Marathon running within a year? How our charity runner went from zero to hero!

Posted on 10 March 2017

Rekha Miraksar, a 33-year old PhD student at Warwick Medical School, had never done much exercise before last year. In 2017 she is running the Virgin London Marathon for Action Medical Research....
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