Insight 46 is a unique research project building on a cohort study from 1946, in which all participants were born in the same week and have this year turned 71 years old.
The Pixel Fund is generously donating towards our Northern Hub project. The Northern Hub is a response to the continued increase in demand for YoungMinds services nationwide. Although our remit is UK-wide, our head office is based in London. Due to travel times and costs, we have limited delivery outside London and theSouth East, with work we have delivered usually being on an ad-hoc basis through temporary contracts. Pixel are helping us reach communities in need in the North of England.
Meningitis is a devastating disease – one in ten people who contract bacterial meningitis will die and many more are left with life changing after effects. The Pixel Fund has supported a ground breaking research project to investigate why some people are more susceptible than others to meningitis by comparing the genetic blueprint of patients with meningococcal disease alongside the genetic blueprint of the particular bacterium that cause their illness.
PSPA is the only UK charity dedicated to supporting people living with Progressive Supranuclear Palsy. PSP is a degenerative disease of the brain and nervous system which leaves people unable to move, speak or swallow unaided. Most people with PSP will die within about seven years. There is currently no cure or any effective treatment.