We are delighted to announce that UKCNRC (the parent organisation for CBR) is now confirmed as an NIHR non-commercial partner. This means that our funded studies are eligible to use the NIHR Coordinated System for gaining NHS Permissions (CSP) and can access NHS support through the NIHR Clinical Research Network.
CBR has awarded £3500 of seed funding to Mr James Self, Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant Paediatric Ophthalmologist at Southampton University. The funds will enable genetic testing of a small but meaningful number of infants with hereditary nystagmus (eye movement disorder). The results obtained will pave the way for a more extensive studies that promise new clinically valuable tests and research directions.
Research arising from a Child Brain Research seed-funded study has led to the successful award of a prestigious clinical research training fellowship to Dr Amy McTague at UCL Institute of Child Health.
CBR was successful recently with a grant application to the Neuroblastoma Society on behalf of a team of researchers from Oxford.