'Medical research charities: our impact at a glance' is an infographic sheet with key facts and figures about AMRC members to highlight the innovative work of medical research charities.

Published 20 September 2016

Data sources:   

Investment in 2015, L-R

  1. AMRC research expenditure database2015, excluding capital expenditure; MRC and NIHR annual reports 2015.
  2. AMRC research portfolio database, active grants 2015
  3. AMRC research portfolio database, active grants 2015; estimations of the number of researchers, postgraduate students and fellows whose salaries/studentships are paid for by the charity - via personal communication from Cancer Research UK and Wellcome Trust, Arthritis Research UK and 13 other charities
  4. AMRC research expenditure database2015, capital expenditure.
  5. Data from 40 AMRC members using the Researchfish system to capture research outputs and outcomes to demonstrate the impact of charity funded research.

Making a difference for patients, L-R

  1. Data for 52 AMRC members was included in the UK Health Research Analysis 2014 for UK grants active during 2014. Breakdown of health categories included in 'Other*'
  • Metabolic & endocrine: 3%
  • Musculoskeletal: 2.2%
  • Reproductive health and childbirth: 1.3%
  • Eye: 1.0%
  • Oral and gastrointestinal: 0.8%
  • Stroke: 0.8%
  • Respiratory: 0.7%
  • Renal and urogenital: 0.7%
  • Congenital disorders: 0.7%
  • Blood: 0.5%
  • Skin: 0.4%
  • Other: 0.4%
  • Ear: 0.3%
  • Injuries and accidents: 0.3%
  1. Patients recruited April 2014-March 2015. Data extracted from NIHR CRN ODP Weekly data cut  25 September 2016: NIHR CRN: Open Data Platform (ODP)
  2. Research open and in follow-up April 2014-March 2015. Data extracted from NIHR CRN ODP Weekly data cut  28 August 2016: NIHR CRN: Open Data Platform (ODP)

At all stages of disease

  1. AMRC research portfolio database, grants awarded 2013