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The BSSA funds research into the cause and treatment of Sjögren’s Syndrome. A self-help organisation with over 2200 members, the BSSA is dedicated to providing mutual support and information to individuals affected by this disabling disease. They have regional support groups throughout the UK whose members include sufferers and supporters who work together in helping one another cope with the day-to-day challenges of this debilitating and distressing condition. The BSSA also has a helpline and they award an annual research grant.

Primary research areas

Inflammatory and immune system,  Musculoskeletal

Additional research areas

Generic health relevance

Grant types

Project (typically <4 years)