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Active Medical Research

Below are the details of the ongoing research that Newlife is funding. We offer two types of grants - Full and Start Up.

Full Grants

Date Research Area Institution
03-Feb-2017 Discovery of new gene (KPTN) as cause of Autism University of Exeter Medical School
03-Feb-2017 Searching for New Genes in Spina Bifida University College London Hospitals NHS
03-Feb-2017 Stem Cell therapy for Ushers Syndrome University College London
03-Feb-2017 Understanding the Developmental Delay in Kabuki Syndrome St Mary's Hospital
21-Jan-2016 Bladder Exstrophy St Mary's Hospital
21-Jan-2016 Gene therapy ciliary dyskinesis Institute of Child Health UCL
21-Jan-2016 Melanocytic Naevus Syndrome Institute of Child Health UCL
21-Jan-2016 Muscular Dystrophy - neural defects in neurones Institute of Child Health UCL
21-Jan-2016 Therapy for congenital neuropathy of bladder University of Manchester
25-Mar-2015 Bardet - Biedl Cognitive impairment Institute of Child Health UCL
25-Mar-2015 Brain fitness in preterm babies Kings College London
25-Mar-2015 Brain inflammation in Aicardi Goutieres syndrome University of Edinburgh
25-Mar-2015 Intellectual Disability - Beyond Genetic Diagnosis MRC Human Genetics Unit
25-Mar-2015 Leukoencephalopathy Calcifications and Cysts University of Manchester
25-Mar-2015 Mucopolysaccharidosis II - Stem Cell Thearpy University of Manchester
24-Oct-2014 Neuroprotection of developing Brain Institute of Child Health UCL
24-Oct-2014 X Linked Intellectual Disability - Genome editing technology University of Edinburgh
04-Feb-2014 Alstrom & Bardet-Biedl Syndrome Treatment Institute of Child Health UCL
04-Feb-2014 Oculoauriculovertebral & Craniofacial Disorders University of Manchester
08-Feb-2013 3MC syndrome pathways Institute of Child Health UCL
08-Feb-2013 Therapy - congenital blindness Institute of Child Health UCL
08-Feb-2013 Therapy for severe ciliopathies Leeds Institute of Molecular Medicine

Start Up Grants

Date Research Area Institution
22-Mar-2017 Congenital heart disease - Exosome signalling in heart development University of Bristol
22-Mar-2017 Di George - Di George Syndrome and abnormal methylation University of Sheffield
22-Mar-2017 Megalencephaly - Megalencephalyand cortical malformation University of Leeds
22-Mar-2017 Muscular Dystrophy - Congenital muscular dystrophy St George's Hospital
27-Jan-2017 Exploring a new gene (DNMT3A) in developmental delay & overgrowth Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
27-Jan-2017 Study of Skin Blistering (Epidermolysis Bullosa) and Muscular Dystropy Centre for Cell Biology and Cutaneouse Research
29-Apr-2016 Mitochondrial Diseases - New Novel Treatments University of Oxford
16-Mar-2016 Childhood Blindness (cone-rod dystrophy) Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
16-Mar-2016 Epidermolysis Bullosa - skin formation Blizard Institute
16-Mar-2016 Lung malformation registry University of Southampton
16-Mar-2016 Management of short bowel University of Oxford
16-Mar-2016 Motor Neurone Disease The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
16-Mar-2016 MYT1L and Intellectual Disability Sheffield Children's Hospital
16-Mar-2016 Necrotizing Enterocolitis University of Cambridge
16-Mar-2016 Retinal dystrophies screening tool Institute of Child Health UCL
16-Mar-2016 The WiSH Study Great Ormond Street Hospital
16-Mar-2016 Treatment of Craniosynostosis Institute of Child Health UCL
16-Mar-2016 Treatment of Neurofibromatosis University of Manchester
21-Jan-2016 Non-ketotic Hyperglycinemia Institute of Child Health UCL
21-Jan-2016 Sensorineural hearing loss University of Exeter Medical School
26-Oct-2015 Inherited Bone Fragility Sheffield Children's Hospital
26-Oct-2015 Prevalence of selected childhood conditions Institute of Health and Society
25-Mar-2015 PURA Mutations University of Southampton
25-Mar-2015 Splicing and Disease University of Southampton
21-Oct-2014 Club foot abnormalities & Quality of life study Oxford University Hospital NHS Trust
21-Oct-2014 Fragile Bones & Autism - Novel Phenotype Sheffield Children's Hospital
21-Oct-2014 Hip Dysplasia Study Institute of Child Health UCL
18-Mar-2013 Evaluation of mitochondrial DNA Institute of Child Health UCL



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