Latest research

Project grants

In the latest round of funding, we have teamed up with Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity and are jointly funding £2,050,836 across 13 different projects including research into neuroblastoma (a childhood cancer), leukaemia, cerebral palsy, cystic fibrosis, epilepsy, Tourette’s syndrome and some rare inherited conditions such as X-linked lymphoproliferative disease.

We are also funding a project on preventing preterm labour.

  • Preterm labour prevention £189,886 grant awarded for a two year research grant.  Lead researcher Professor Johnson, Imperial College London.

Research Training Fellowships

Our Research Training Fellowship scheme is more than 40 years old and we have now funded 173 fellowships at a total value of over £12 million (around £18.5 million in today’s terms). The charity is also proud to announce the latest recipients of its Research Training Fellowship programme:

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