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Marie Curie is the UK’s leading charity for people with any terminal illness. The charity helps people living with a terminal illness and their families make the most of the time they have together by delivering expert hands-on care, emotional support, research and guidance. As the largest charitable funder of research in palliative and end-of-life care, we invest about £3 million per year in high-quality research to improve end-of-life care through our Palliative Care Research Centres, the Marie Curie Research Grants Scheme, and encourage research across our hospices as part of the Research Lead Programme.

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Primary research areas

End of life care

Additional research areas

Blood,  Cancer,  Cardiovascular,  Child health,  Mental health,  Musculoskeletal,  Neurological,  Oral and gastrointestinal,  Renal and urogenital,  Respiratory,  Stroke,  Generic health relevance

Grant types

Clinical trial,  Project (typically <4 years),  Unit,  Postgraduate studentship,  Fellowship,  Senior personal support