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AND THE 2017 SIR JULES THORN AWARD FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH GOES TO…
Dr Manju Kurian and the team at the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, who have been awarded £1,494,943 by the Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust to define the genetic causes of Cerebral Palsy using a patient-centric approach to improve diagnosis and develop new treatments.
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AND THE 2016 SIR JULES THORN AWARD FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH GOES TO…
Professor Rachel Batterham and the team at University College London, who have been awarded £1,423,625 by the Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust to enable them to maximise the health benefits obtained from bariatric surgery.
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AND THE 2015 SIR JULES THORN AWARD FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH GOES TO…
Dr Marc Dweck and the team at the University of Edinburgh, who have been awarded £1.36 million by the Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust to enable them to investigate myocardial fibrosis and left ventricular decompensation in patients with aortic stenosis.
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NEW CENTRE FOR EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINE TAKES SHAPE
The new building housing the Centre for Experimental Medicine at Queen’s University Belfast, a project part funded by The Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust, takes shape.
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AND THE 2014 SIR JULES THORN AWARD FOR BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH GOES TO…
Professor Massimo Caputo and the team at the University of Bristol/Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, who have been awarded £1.4 million by the Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust to enable them to investigate the use of stem cell therapy for the repair of congenital heart abnormalities in very young children.
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