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National brain tumour research funding needs to increase to £35 million a year

Brainathlon is back!

With Brainathlon 2022 on the horizon, Brain Tumour Research is looking forward to collaborating once again with Brain Research UK and Epilepsy Research UK.

The first Brainathlon raised more than £60,000 last April to support the vital work of the three leading neurological research charities. Split equally, those funds have supported their vital work to support research, improve outcomes and help people affected by neurological conditions, including epilepsy and brain tumours.

Brain Tumour Research has recently announced a number of major breakthroughs from its Research Centres of Excellence, including news from our University of Plymouth Research Centre which could see drugs developed to treat AIDS and HIV used to treat low-grade brain tumours and a significant breakthrough from our Centre at Queen Mary University of London which brings hope for patients with the deadliest form of brain tumour.

Today, on International Epilepsy Day, Epilepsy Research UK is highlighting the international collaborations it has within its funded research on social media. The charity’s mission is to drive and enable life changing, life-saving research into epilepsy.

Brain Research UK’s vision is a world where everyone with a neurological condition lives better, longer. It is the leading dedicated funder of neurological research in the UK and funds the best science to achieve the greatest impact for people affected by neurological conditions.

Would you like to support vital research and projects like these? Sign up to Brainathlon in aid of three leading neurological research charities and walk, run and climb for research during Brainathlon Week in April!

Find out more and register online here.

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