Rare disease

Myotubular Trust - Project Grants

Funding projects that will help find a cure and / or a treatment for any form of centronuclear and myotubular myopathy (congenital X-linked recessive; congenital autosomal recessive; autosomal dominant), focusing on research that would not generally be funded by public or industrial funding sources.
Award programme/theme
Project grant
Funding amount range
£100,001 to £250,000
Maximum duration
2-3 years
Submission deadline

Versus Arthritis / Fight for Sight - PhD Studentship 

Abstract applications are now invited for a PhD Studentship co funded by Fight for Sight to address arthritis and visual impairment. This includes, but is not limited to Bechet’s Syndrome, Giant cell arteritis and Sjögren's syndrome. Any research relevant to inflammation and uveitis are also welcomed. The proposed project must aim to stop or reduce sight loss.
Award programme/theme
Studentship / PhD support
Funding amount range
£250,001 to £500,000
Maximum duration
3 years
Submission deadline
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This study, run through the British Paediatric Surveillance Unit (BPSU), will identify the incidence of term babies who receive resuscitation following birth and have no heart rate detected at 10 minutes of age, describing the demographic characteristics, clinical features and initial management of ...