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Six new awards for research on eating disorders and self-harm

March 2017

As part of a continued commitment to funding research into child and young adult mental health, the Medical Research Foundation (MRF) and […]

Child and young adult mental health – the underpinning aetiology of self-harm and eating disorders

September 2016

  £2million funding for self harm and eating disorders. We are looking for new research to understand the underlying biology […]

World Hepatitis Day

July 2015

World Hepatitis Day 4000 deaths a day around the world, is 4000 too many.  Liver disease is the only major […]

Strengthening our team

July 2015

We are pleased to announce that Dr Jane Frances Kayondo-Kengaya has joined the Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF) team in […]

Funding for African Early-Career Postdoctoral Researchers

May 2015

Funding for African Early-Career Postdoctoral Researchers   The Africa Research Excellence Fund (AREF) has launched a Programme of Research Development […]

Over £800,000 for research into motor neurone diseases

April 2015

Over £800,000 in research funding was awarded to increase the understanding of motor neurone disease. Motor neurone disease is made […]

Support for Parkinson’s disease research

March 2015

  Parkinson’s disease is a progressive, neurological condition that is caused by the loss of nerve cells in the brain […]

£1.5m available for research on respiratory diseases

March 2015

Respiratory diseases are thought to cause one in four of all deaths in the UK, killing more people than ischaemic […]

£1.6m for asthma research

September 2014

£1.6m for asthma research    Asthma is a common long-term condition that can cause coughing, wheezing, chest tightness and breathlessness. […]

£1.5m available for research on disorders affecting motor neurones including post-polio syndrome

August 2014

£1.5m available for research on disorders affecting motor neurones including post-polio syndrome   Diseases and conditions affecting motor neurones can […]