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BBRF is the ONLY UK charity dedicated to promoting and supporting research into the causes, treatment, prevention and cure of neurological conditions at centres of excellence throughout the UK and further afield. lady holding danilion

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Through a progressive and inclusive programme of research BBRF aims to save lives and improve the quality of life for more than 10 million people in the UK (that’s one in every six of us), and over a billion worldwide, with an injury or disorder of the brain and nervous system.

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There are lots of ways you can become involved in the work of BBRF. From making a donation to organising or taking part in an event or volunteering for research - there is something for everyone. You can make a difference, turning hope into reality for millions of people, through vital research.

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