Research we fund
We’re funding seven projects to help better understand COVID-19 and long COVID in children.
Some women experience complications during pregnancy which can involve the mother’s health, the baby’s health or both.
Cooling is a revolutionary therapy which is saving lives and reducing disability in babies with birth asphyxia. Learn more about cooling therapy here.
In the UK around 9 babies are being stillborn every day. Learn more about the research we are funding to help investigate the causes of stillbirth.
At least one in 100 children in the UK has an autism spectrum condition (ASC). Children may have problems with communication, social interaction and flexibility of thought.
Over 78,000 babies, children and young people under 18 years old suffer from epilepsy in the UK. Sadly, up to one third of these young people carry on having seizures despite trying medication, meaning life can be difficult and unpredictable.
Rare childhood diseases and illnesses are found in over 1.75 million children in the UK. Read on to see how we can combat these uncommon diseases and the research we fund.
Around 1.1 million children in the UK have asthma, a lifelong condition that can cause coughing, wheezing, chest tightness and breathlessness.
These come in many forms for children born very prematurely, or who have Brittle Cornea Syndrome or glaucoma, have had a stroke, head injury or meningitis, or who are taking certain medications.
Around 750 babies in the UK are born with Down syndrome every year, a genetic condition which causes some level of learning disability.
Congenital heart disease includes a range of heart problems that develop in the womb before a baby is born. As one of the most common birth abnormalities, they affect almost one in 100 babies born each year in the UK.
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