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    Britain’s largest health research programme, Our Future Health, forms new £10m partnership with LifeArc   

    LifeArc has become a funding charity partner of Britain’s largest health research programme, Our Future Health through making a £10m…

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    LifeArc welcomes the UK government’s national action plan for antimicrobial resistance (AMR)

    LifeArc welcomes the UK government’s national action plan for antimicrobial resistance (AMR), which was published today, highlighting the desperate need…

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    LifeArc launches £40m research centres that will unlock new tests, treatments and cures for people living with rare diseases

    Thousands of people living with rare medical conditions will get access to improved tests, treatments and potentially cures, thanks to…

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    Dr Sam Barrell CBE appointed as CEO of LifeArc

    LifeArc is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Sam Barrell, CBE, as Chief Executive Officer. Sam’s appointment follows an…

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    First-of-a-kind plan announced to get more children access to cutting-edge, proven gene therapy treatments for rare diseases

    Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH), supported by LifeArc and Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (GOSH Charity), is announcing its…

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    New £6.2m partnership will help to eliminate a deadly disease affecting children and vulnerable people in Kenya

    A new £6.2m healthcare project has begun in Kenya to advance elimination of visceral leishmaniasis, a deadly parasitic disease found…

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    LifeArc supports 8 new fellows through Crick Africa Network (CAN) partnership

    The Crick Africa Network (CAN), a partnership between LifeArc, the Francis Crick Institute and 5 African institutions, has now awarded…

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    LifeArc signs statement calling for the UK to lead the G7 on R&D investment

    The Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE) has released a joint statement urging all political parties to commit the UK…

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    LifeArc funds pivotal clinical trial to treat an ultra-rare genetic disease with possible link to leader of the mutiny on the Bounty in 1789

    A pivotal clinical trial to look at repurposing the UK-licensed medicine, deferiprone, for patients with neuroferritinopathy, an ultra-rare genetic disease…

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    ReAct Africa and LifeArc announce launch of ASPIRE initiative to combat antimicrobial resistance in Zambia and Kenya

    ReAct (Action on Antibiotic Resistance) Africa, in partnership with self-funded medical research organisation and charity LifeArc, is excited to introduce…

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  • Black background with text: Announcing team PROTECT as one of five new global Cancer Grand Challenges teams. PROTECT will be awarded up to $25m over five years to tkae on the Solid tumours in children challenges. Logo of Cancer Grand Challenges and Cancer Research UK and National Cancer Institute in top right corner.
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    LifeArc joins £20m international project to develop novel cancer treatment for children

    LifeArc is investing up to £4.9 million to bolster a joint international project to create new cancer therapies specifically for…

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    LifeArc’s Edinburgh labs featured in STV segment about innovations for people living with bronchiectasis

    Recently, our team had the pleasure of hosting STV for an exciting feature at the BioQuarter campus in Edinburgh. Watch…

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