Projects we've funded
Bridging the funding gap
Families suffering from poverty and disadvantage turn to services for a safety net. But what happens when those services lose funding and are no longer available to offer help and support?
Brain scan from a patient with CADASIL. A dark hole in the white matter high signal (top left) shows a lacunar infarct - a small stroke
Telemedicine improves lives for CADASIL sufferers
Professor Markus and his team recognised that some CADASIL patients found the regular journeys to Cambridge long, arduous and expensive and it was agreed that a trial of telemedicine might be the answer.
The Evelyn Trust ‘Illuminates’ life
A confidence-building coaching workshop delivered by local charity Illuminate designed for people with mental health issues has recorded a positive shift in self-confidence, resilience and motivation.
Sick babies far from home
Seriously ill babies from across the East of England are treated at the Rosie, the specialist maternity and neo-natal hospital in Cambridge.
A number of projects we have supported bring together engineers and clinicians with the aim of applying engineering research and techniques to clinical medicine.
Recovering from head injury
Very occasionally, we fund major multi-year projects, where the medical impact promises to be high and the benefits to the region extensive. An outstanding example is the £1.25m five-year Evelyn Neurorehabilitation Project.
The art of improving mental health
Arts on Prescription is a project comprising a series of art workshops to enable people with mental health problems to carry out creative activities with the assistance of professional artists and counsellors.