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Research Awards 2018

The Child Growth Foundation has launched ist latest round of Research Award. The Award is for research projects that will directly enhance the health, psychological wellbeing and education of those affected by growth conditions. Grants cover salaries/stipends and...

Research Funding Update – 2013

Research Funding Introduction The Child Growth Foundation (“CGF” or “Foundation”) aims to “promote and fund research into the causes and cure of growth and endocrine disorders, and publish the results”. The Foundation has been actively pursuing this aim for many years...

Research Update – June 2017

Research update – June 2017 The CGF is currently funding four research projects, two of which will finish this year and the principal investigators have all provided progress reports which appear elsewhere in this newsletter. With increasingly limited financial...

Research Update – December 2017

Research Update – December 2017 With several programmes finishing during 2017 our research portfolio is much reduced, and we are now only funding three active projects. This is largely due to our current financial constraints and we hope to be in a position to award...

Research Funding Protocol

Funding Protocol Funding Policy The CGF aims to promote and fund research into the causes and cure of growth and endocrine disorders. The charity may also consider requests for the purchase of equipment or for financial support to deliver conferences or training...

Sotos Syndrome – Summary of Research

Sotos Syndrome: A Summary of the Research – Chloe Lane Review_Summary.pdf http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0149189  Understanding behavioural characteristics in Sotos Syndrome (PDF) Sotos Theory of Mind (PDF) To NICE and Beyond: What’s...

RSS Clinical Scoring System

A prospective study validating a clinical scoring system and demonstrating phenotypical-genotypical correlations in Silver-Russell syndrome: Some of you may know, The Magic Foundation's RSS/SGA R&E Fund, in conjunction with Dr Harbison and Dr Netchine, began an...

Fabulous Fundraisers

Having recently raised a whopping £1,220 for the CGF we asked member and mum to Olivia, Kelly Biggs, to fill us in on how, along with her family and friends, they raised such a fantastic amount! Why did you want to raise money for the Child Growth Foundation? We felt...

Growth Awareness Week 2016

For Growth Awareness Week member, Laura, writes about her son, Samuel, who was born 11 weeks early. Most premature babies catch up so Laura never questioned Samuel’s growth until he was referred to an Endocrinology team, at age three, to monitor his growth rate. On...

Seeking Support for an IUGR diagnosis

For IUGR Awareness Day (Intrauterine Growth Restriction) we are fortunate to have a guest post from Susanne Remic, GhostWriterMummy. For anyone who has read her blog, you will know that by talking about her pregnancy experiences and campaigning for better support, she...

Jamie’s London Mini Wheelchair Racing Challenge

Jamie racing for team GB in Brazil last year Jamie Edwards is racing in the London Mini Wheelchair Marathon to raise funds for us. Here his mum, Wendy tells us more about Jamie’s amazing achievements and why he is raising money for Child Growth Foundation. Jamie is 16...

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