Funding Outcomes

BDRF funds work into robotic-assisted surgery research

We are pleased to announce funding for two projects investigating work into robotic-assisted colorectal surgery. These grants have been very […]

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BDRF funded project wins European prize for best abstract

At the recent European Society of Coloproctology meeting in Vienna, BDRF funded work was awarded Best Y-ESCP Abstract Submission. The […]

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Leaders in bowel disease research – new colorectal surgical specialty leads announced

Since 2013, BDRF has joint-funded a Royal College of Surgeons surgical specialty lead (SSL) in bowel disease. Like our joint […]

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New hernia research launched

Bowel obstruction is a deadly problem that puts a major strain on the NHS. The BDRF funded NASBO audit highlighted […]

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Ten years of impact in bowel disease research

Today we proudly launch our 10-year Impact Report. Our aim is to give you a feel for the impact our […]

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ELF findings call for frailty scoring to become standard practice

Important findings from the BDRF-funded Emergency Laparotomy and Frailty Study (ELF Study) have been published in the Annals of Surgery. […]

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Improving patient care through new guidelines – lower gastrointestinal bleeding recommendations published in GUT

Being admitted to hospital with acute bleeding is a distressing experience for patients – especially when the bleed is coming […]

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ELF smashes its target – great news for older patients needing emergency bowel surgery

Emergency bowel surgery is more dangerous for older patients – yet they are the most likely to need it. The […]

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An encore for OnCoRe – Transforming rectal cancer care in 2019

Patient data is a crucial resource in research. It helps identify short, medium and long term outcomes of treatment and […]

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Celebrating 10 years of revolutionary collaborative research

Research collaboratives, made up mainly of trainees and medical students, have proliferated around the country since 2007, reinventing the entire […]

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