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  • Big Give Christmas Challenge campaign 2018 - to raise funds to support leukaemia research

    The Christmas Challenge Round-up

    07 December 2018

    Thank you! While we might just have missed our target this time, with Gift Aid we still managed to raise over £15k to support some truly promising research projects pursuing new treatments for childhood leukaemia.

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  • Help cure infant leukaemia by supporting Leuka's Big Give Christmas Challenge

    It's Big Give 'Christmas Challenge' Week!

    27 November 2018

    From Tuesday 27th November to Tuesday 4th December, Leuka has the chance to get your donations doubled to help us raise funds to support our research into treatments for childhood leukaemia.

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  • Dr Maria Teresa Esposito and her team researching treatments for childhood leukaemia

    Leading the fight to end childhood leukaemia

    12 November 2018

    Dr Maria Teresa Esposito and her team at University of Roehampton are researching new ways to improve the odds for children with leukaemia.

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  • Lab work in a leukaemia research lab

    Application dates for the 2019 John Goldman Fellowships announced!

    08 November 2018

    Calling all early career, blood cancer researchers! You can now download our application form for the next round of John Goldman Fellowships for Future Science.

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  • 2018 John Goldman Fellows

    Our 2018 John Goldman Fellows

    04 October 2018

    We're thrilled to welcome another group of amazing researchers to the Leuka JGF family. These four talented people will be undertaking one or two years of Leuka-funded research, to find new or better ways to fight leukaemia.

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  • Leuka Science Seminar 2018

    Leuka's Annual Celebration of Science Seminar 2018

    27 September 2018

    For the 2nd year running, we brought together Leuka's John Goldman Fellows and Grant Holders, along with some of the UK's top leukaemia researchers, Including Professor Mel Greaves, for an evening celebrating and sharing their work.

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  • Dr de Boer and Dr Williams in their Leuka lab coats

    Childhood leukaemia research aims to give hope to patients

    26 April 2018

    Dr de Boer and Dr Williams are working on a potential new treatment for a childhood leukaemia that could go into clinical trial shortly. Find out more.

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  • Professor David Marks and Nurses

    Making an IMPACT in stem cell transplants with Professor David Marks

    26 April 2018

    Leuka is proud to have provided £1 million to IMPACT, a pioneering UK clinical trials network for stem cell transplants that will benefit leukaemia and blood cancer patients. We caught up with Professor David Marks, the medical director of IMPACT.

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  • Maria Teresa and her team in their research lab in lab coats

    Spotlight on Science: we catch up with John Goldman Fellow Maria Teresa Esposito

    25 April 2018

    Our 2017 John Goldman Fellow Maria Teresa is working at Roehampton University on a rarer form of leukaemia that affects children.

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  • Leuka blood cancer researchers in the laboratory

    UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health and University of Oxford researchers awarded prestigious new Project Grants

    14 December 2017

    We are delighted to announce the award of two new Project Grants totaling almost £500,000!

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  • Leuka travel scholarship awards ceremony - Leuka International Scholarship Fund

    Scientists worldwide benefit from Leuka scholarships

    16 November 2017

    Winners of Leuka's inaugural Travel Scholarships received their awards at the 19th Annual John Goldman Conference on Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia last month.

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  • Dr Lisa Hopcroft

    Prestigious Fellowships awarded to four exceptional women scientists

    07 November 2017

    New awards worth over £490,000 go to Leuka’s 2017 John Goldman Fellows

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  • Impact logo

    Leuka puts £1 million into clinical trials programme to give new hope to thousands of blood cancer patients

    01 November 2017

    The ambitious IMPACT clinical trials programme aims to improve the lives of children and adults who receive stem cell transplants.

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  • Sergey Krysov

    Spotlight on Science: Q&A with Dr Sergey Krysov

    25 October 2017

    Dr Sergey Krysov, a Leuka John Goldman Fellow at Barts Cancer Institute, London, sat down for a chat with our Chief Executive Olive Boles.

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  • Olive Boles

    We must support scientists in the search for solutions

    19 October 2016

    Our Chief Executive Olive Boles recently featured in the Camden New Times to discuss Leuka and our need to support scientists in their research to fight blood cancers.

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  • Andy Donaldson

    The wonders of research

    03 October 2016

    Leuka supporter Andy Donaldson shares with us why his Chronic Myeloid Leukameia diagnosis hasn’t stopped him from leading a fairly normal life.

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  • two researchers a a machine

    John Goldman Fellowships for Future Science open for applications

    31 January 2015

    Leuka is delighted to announce a new fellowship programme created in honour of the late John Goldman to continue his legacy in leukaemia and related research. 

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  • Mary Alikian, Research Assistant and Part-Time PhD Student at Imperial College London.

    Guest Blog – leukaemia and blood cancer researchers think digital

    11 April 2014

    Mary Alikian is a Leuka funded Research Assistant and Part-Time PhD Student at Imperial College London. Here she tells us about a new initiative to get leukaemia and blood cancer researchers thinking digital.

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  • Garrick Coleman with his wife Rita and son Benjie

    Living with multiple myeloma

    28 February 2014

    Garrick suffers from multiple myeloma – an incurable blood cancer with an average life expectancy of seven years. Fourteen years after diagnosis he is still benefitting from advances in science and pioneering new therapies

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  • Leuka Logo

    Supporting young scientists – Cristina Trento

    23 October 2013

    "It was extremely important for my career to come to Imperial College London and I wouldn’t have had this opportunity if it wasn’t for Leuka."

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  • Alex in the NYC marathon in 2012

    CML blog – my research into epigenetics

    13 February 2013

    My name is Alex, one of the haematology clinical research fellows at the Hammersmith Hospital. I am delighted to be able to update you on the work that I carry out here in the laboratory thanks to the generous support of Leuka.

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