Freemasons give £65,000 to fund spinal cord injury research

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Masonic Charitable Foundation has awarded £65,000 to the INSPIRE Foundation to fund a research project which aims to improve the quality of life and independence of people with spinal cord injuries. The research project will be led by young research scientist Sean Doherty who broke his neck in a mountain bike accident in 2008 at the London Spinal Cord Injury Centre based at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore. Sean broke his neck in a mountain bike accident in 2008 and subsequently lives with Tetraplegia which means he is both disabled and has limited hand and arm function. Sean is originally from Gloucestershire and studied at the University of Cardiff.

Freemasons support Spinal Research

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Freemasons’ Grand Charity and the Masonic Samaritan Fund In November 2014, The Freemasons’ Grand Charity and the Masonic Samaritan Fund donated £42,000 to one of our Nathalie Rose Barr PhD Studentships at Cambridge University. The three-year project is under the supervision of Professor Roger Keynes and Professor James Fawcett and is due to be … Read more