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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.

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). Our latest Research Training Fellows are carrying out research in the following areas:

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