Paediatric rheumatologists care for children and young people with a range of conditions, from mechanical pains and juvenile arthritis to complex multi-system inflammatory disorders - find out more about this sub-specialty.
Versus Arthritis - Outstanding Fellows Prize
The Versus Arthritis Outstanding Fellows Prize will be awarded in two categories in 2020 – the Versus Arthritis Outstanding Fellows Prize (early career category) and the Versus Arthritis Outstanding Fellows Prize (late career category). Each prize will recognise academic achievements, research outputs and contribution to new knowledge with the potential for significant impact on the quality of life of people with arthritis.
Versus Arthritis - Senior Research Fellowship
Awarded to outstanding medical, veterinary, nurse and allied health professional or science graduates committed to a research career in any discipline relevant to arthritis and related musculoskeletal diseases.
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.
25 October 2019
Next year’s RCPCH Conference will play host to a diverse line-up of prominent speakers who will take to the main stage over the three-day event.
William Harvey Research Foundation - Innovation Award
Funds pioneering research that advances the discovery of new medicines.
Versus Arthritis - Starter Grants
Provides funding to enable research active clinical lecturers to pursue their research work, gather preliminary data and so further strengthen their applications for longer term fellowships and funding.
The Lister Institute - Research Prizes
Funds tenured and non-tenured researchers, clinicians and non-clinicians to undertake high quality biomedical research and has no priority diseases or restrictions on the research area supported.
Muscular Dystrophy UK - Research Grant
Funds research clinical research to improve understanding of the progression of neuromuscular conditions and their impact on the quality of life of patients and families as well as to establish best practice in symptom management.
BMA Foundation - Medical Research Grants
Provides funding for a variety of different subject areas, ranging from research into rheumatism and arthritis, to cardiovascular disease, cancer and neurological disorders.
Establishing a correct diagnosis of Ehlers Danlos Syndrome hypermobility type (hEDS) in children and adolescents – position statement
The purpose of this position statement is to clarify the current criteria in making a diagnosis of hEDS in children and adolescents and to provide advice to paediatric health professionals in relation to provision of appropriate rehabilitation.