Established in 1987, the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) is the UK’s national membership organisation for health and medical research charities.
The AMRC will be the leading voice of the health and medical research charity sector, supporting charities to deliver high-quality research and champion impact for patient and public benefit.
The AMRC brings together and supports health and medical charities to produce high-quality research. We do this by influencing policy and research, and highlighting the sector’s contribution to patient and public health.
As part of our 2016-19 strategic plan, we consulted with members and developed five strategic objectives. These are to:
You can find out more about how we're progressing with our strategic objectives in our Annual Report. You can also sign up to our mailing list to stay up to date.
AMRC members support over one third of all publicly-funded medical research in the UK. Our members invested over £1.6 billion in health research in the UK in 2016.