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GOSH Charity and Sparks are inviting project grant applications for paediatric health research studies focusing on complex or rare diseases. The call will support research across the spectrum of medical conditions affecting the foetus, neonates and children directly, as well as pregnancy disorders that affect the child. We will also consider applications seeking to understand how COVID-19 affects children, particularly in the context of pre-existing diseases or conditions.
Projects should address key questions such as the nature and importance of cardiovascular complications in covid-19 infection, and how they could be prevented; understanding why patients with heart and circulatory diseases are at greater risk of adverse outcomes; the short and longer-term impact of the covid-19 pandemic for people with heart and circulatory diseases; mechanistic insights into individual responses to the covid-19 infection, its effect on the function of the heart and the circulat...
The aim of the small grants is to enable early career researchers and global health professionals in the field of tropical medicine or global health to undertake clinical or scientific research and/or fieldwork.
Proposals are invited for short-term projects addressing and mitigating the health, social, economic, cultural and environmental impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.