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20 September 2016

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

Data sources:

Investment in 2015, L-R

  1. AMRC research expenditure database 2015, excluding capital expenditure; MRC and NIHR annual reports 2015. A detailed briefing about charity investment is here: Charities investing in research
  2. Charity Aid Foundation UK Giving Report 2015
  3. AMRC research portfolio database, active grants 2015
  4. 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
  5. AMRC research expenditure database 2015, capital expenditure. A detailed briefing about charity investment is here: Charities investing in research
  6. 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%

   2. Patients recruited April 2014-March 2015. Data extracted from NIHR CRN ODP Weekly data cut  25 September 2016: NIHR CRN: Open Data Platform (ODP)

  3. 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

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