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BMA foundation for medical research – 2017 grant categories

All the BMA foundation for medical research grants have National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) partnership status.

See all our categories, read the terms and conditions and get more details of the 2017 grants on offer.

 

  • Dawkins & Strutt grant for research into multimorbidity in an ageing population

    Grant amount: £60,000

    To assist research into multimorbidity in an ageing population.

    Applicants must be UK-registered medical practitioners or research scientists. Projects must relate to the UK only.

    See the terms and conditions

  • Doris Hillier grant for rheumatism and arthritis

    Grant amount: £50,000

    To assist research into rheumatism and arthritis.

    Applicants must be registered medical practitioners in the UK and a member of the BMA.

    See the terms and conditions

  • H C Roscoe grant for research into the common cold or other viral diseases

    Grant amount: £50,000

    To promote research into the elimination of the common cold and/or other viral diseases of the human respiratory system.

    Applicants must be registered medical practitioners in the UK and a member of the BMA.

    See the terms and conditions

  • Helen H Lawson grant for research into novel health technologies

    Grant amount: £50,000

    To promote research into novel technologies and/or organisational systems to assist in patient care, primary care or public health.

    Applicants must be registered medical practitioners in the UK and a member of the BMA.

    See the terms and conditions

  • J Moulton grant for research into idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP)

    Grant amount: £50,000

    To assist research into idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (ITP).

    Applicants must be UK-registered medical practitioners or research scientists.

    See the terms and conditions

  • The James Trust for research into asthma

    Grant amount: £65,000

    To assist research into asthma.

    Applicants must be registered medical practitioners in the UK and a member of the BMA.

    See the terms and conditions

  • Josephine Landsell grant for research into heart disease

    Grant amount: £50,000

    To assist research in the field of heart disease.

    Applicants must be registered medical practitioners in the UK and a member of the BMA.

    See the terms and conditions

  • Kathleen Harper grant for research into the impact of working pressures on the medical profession

    Grant amount: £50,000

    To assist research into the impact of working pressures on the medical profession.

    Applicants must be registered medical practitioners or research scientists in the UK.

    See the terms and conditions

  • Margaret Temple grant for research into schizophrenia

    Grant amount: £50,000

    To assist research into schizophrenia.

    Applicants must be UK-registered medical practitioners or research scientists. Projects must relate to the UK only.

    See the terms and conditions

  • The Scholarship grant for research comparing risks of injury and mechanism of injury across sport in children and adults

    Grant amount: £50,000

    To assist research comparing risks of injury and mechanisms of injury across sport in children and adults.

    Applicants must be registered medical practitioners or research scientists in the UK.

    See the terms and conditions

  • T P Gunton grant for research into public health relating to cancer

    Grant amount: £50,000

    To assist research into public health relating to cancer.

    Applicants must be registered medical practitioners or research scientists in the UK.

    See the terms and conditions

  • Vera Down grant for research into neurological disorders

    Grant amount: £50,000

    To assist research into neurological disorders.

    Applicants must be registered medical practitioners in the UK and a member of the BMA.

    See the terms and conditions