Current research

Sparks has funded over 270 projects since 1991. Read more about our pioneering medical research

First months of life

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Care provided to newborns in the delicate first few months can make a lifetime of difference.

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Infancy and childhood

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Our research into conditions such as cerebral palsy is helping to improve the quality of life for children and their families.

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Pregnancy and birth

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Premature birth and complications during pregnancy and labour can lead to long-term disability. Find out how Sparks is helping

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Rare diseases

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We fund pioneering research into very rare childhood diseases that can have a devastating impact on children and their families

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