The BMA was among the first of the professional bodies to award
grants and prizes to encourage and further medical research.
Today, around ten research grants are administered under the
auspices of the Board of Science, all funded by past bequests to
the BMA. Grants totalling approximately £500,000 are awarded
annually. Applications are invited from medical practitioners
and/or research scientists and are for either research in progress
or prospective research.
Subject specifications for each grant vary. For example,
in 2013, research areas ranged from rheumatism and arthritis, heart
diseases and cancer to neurological disorders and terminal
If you have any questions about the BMA research grants please
contact Chris Wood at email@example.com
or telephone 020 7383 6755.