Our Funders

The Farr Institute is proud to be supported by a consortium of ten funders, led by the Medical Research Council.

Arthritis Research UK

Arthritis Research UK

Arthritis Research UK is the charity leading the fight against arthritis. They are the biggest funder of research into the cause, treatment and cure of all forms of arthritis in the UK. Their long term commitment is to prevent the onset of arthritis, develop a cure for arthritis, and transform the lives of those with arthritis.

www.arthritisresearchuk.org
British Heart Foundation

British Heart Foundation

The British Heart Foundation is the UK’s number one heart charity. Coronary heart disease is the UK’s single biggest killer but the charity are leading the  ght against it. Their pioneering research has helped to transform the lives of people living with heart and circulatory conditions.

www.bhf.org.uk
Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK

Thanks to its supporters, Cancer Research UK has saved millions of lives by discovering new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer. Over the past century, its researchers have made consistent progress in the fight against cancer, and survival rates have doubled over the past 40 years.

www.cancerresearchuk.org
Chief Scientist Office

Chief Scientist Office

The Chief Scientist Office is part of the Scottish Government Health Directorates. Its vision is to support and increase the level of high-quality health research conducted in Scotland for the health and  financial benefits of Scotland’s population. CSO supports research initiated by the research community in Scotland and advises the Scottish Government on how research contributes to improvements in health and healthcare.

www.cso.scot.nhs.uk
Economic and Social Research Council

Economic and Social Research Council

To harness health data for patient and public bene t by setting the international standard for the safe and secure use of electronic patient records and other population-based datasets for research purposes Imporior eptatur mo des ab imo id eicipsu ndignim porere dolorro reptatq uisimin nis quisi velit am ex et auda sit haritium ditibus, omni volor sernam ad magnimin recae verios.

www.esrc.ac.uk
Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council is the main UK government agency for funding research and training in engineering and the physical sciences, investing more than £800 million a year in a broad range of subjects – from mathematics to materials science, and from information technology to structural engineering.

www.epsrc.ac.uk
Medical Research Council

Medical Research Council

The Medical Research Council improves human health through world-class medical research. It funds research across the biomedical spectrum, from fundamental lab-based science to clinical trials, and in all major disease areas. Its research has resulted in life-changing discoveries for over a hundred years. It is a non-departmental public body funded through the government’s science and research budget. The MRC invests in research on behalf of the UK tax payer.

www.mrc.ac.uk
National Institute for Health Research

National Institute for Health Research

The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is funded through the Department of Health to improve the health and wealth of the nation through research. It is a large, multi-faceted and nationally distributed organisation. Together, NIHR people, facilities and systems represent the most integrated clinical research system in the world, driving research from bench to bedside for the bene t of patients and the economy.

www.nihr.ac.uk
National Institute for Social Care and Health Research

National Institute for Social Care and Health Research

The National Institute for Social Care and Health Research (NISCHR) is the Welsh Government body that develops, in consultation with partners, strategy and policy for research in the NHS and social care in Wales. NISCHR’s goal is to fund today’s research that will inform tomorrow’s care and improve the health and wealth of the people of Wales. An advisory board provides governance and an operational steering group oversees day to day issues.

www.nischr.org.uk
Wellcome Trust

Wellcome Trust

The Wellcome Trust is a global charitable foundation dedicated to achieving extraordinary improvements in human and animal health. It supports the brightest minds in biomedical research and the medical humanities. Its breadth of support includes public engagement, education and the application of research to improve health and the charity is independent of both political and commercial interests.

www.wellcome.ac.uk
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