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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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  • Team Leuka runners at the Royal Parks Half Marathon 2018

    Team Leuka Run The Royal Parks Half Marathon

    23 October 2018

    A fantastic group of people braved the rain on Sunday 14th October to run and raise funds for our blood cancer research. 

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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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  • Vince Hill farewell concert in aid of Leuka

    British music legend Vince Hill raises funds for Leuka at his farewell concert

    24 September 2018

    The beloved 60s pop star, song writer and presenter, uses his farewell concert to raise funds for Leuka and Sue Ryder.

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  • Thames path challenge team 2018

    Team Skywalker's Thames Path 2018 Experience

    14 September 2018

    Our Leuka Legends, the amazing Skywalkers team, share their experience of completing the 'emotional' two-day and 100k journey that is the Thames Path Challenge, in memory of Michelle.

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  • The Human Search Engine

    Welcome to "Remember a Charity Week" 2018

    10 September 2018
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  • Team Michelle tackle the Thames Path Challenge

    Tackling the Thames Path in memory of Michelle

    27 August 2018

    The fabulous friends of the much-missed Michelle Richards take on the 100km Thames Path Challenge in her honour.

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  • Leuka Loves Afternoon Tea - new for 2018!

    Leuka Loves Afternoon Tea - new for 2018!

    10 August 2018

    We challenge you to eat ridiculously small sandwiches with your nearest and dearest, all in aid of leukaemia research

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  • Mike Tindall at the Mini Masters 2018

    Mini Masters 2018 - 10 years old and better than ever

    23 July 2018

    On Friday 20th July the immaculate Dukes Meadows par-3 course in west London was once again transformed into a golfing fun park, all in aid of Leuka's leukaemia research.

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  • Katie CML patient - Pharma Times article

    Living with Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia

    17 July 2018

    'My greatest hope is that I find a treatment that works for me that doesn’t involve a stem cell transplant, or that a cure is discovered so I can come off treatment and get my life back.'

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  • small boy bursts water balloon

    8 top summer fundraising ideas to support leukaemia research

    13 May 2018

    You might not be a runner, and that's okay! There are still lots of great things you can do this summer to fundraise for our leukaemia research. Read on for our 8 top ideas!

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  • Bucket collection Annual Review

    Leuka's Annual Review 2017/18 is now live

    11 May 2018

    Find out more about what Leuka funded in 2017/18.

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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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  • Who's Cooking Dinner 2018 chefs - fundraising event for leukaemia research

    19th Who's Cooking Dinner? another memorable night for Leuka!

    04 April 2018

    The 19th Who's Cooking Dinner? raised nearly £400,000 for vital leukaemia research.

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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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  • Chief executive with chef claude bosi

    BPIOnDemand hold michelin starred dinner

    07 December 2017

    Leuka supporters, BPI OnDemand, raised over £4,000 for Leuka at their annual event.

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  • Laura johnson running Great North Run in support of Leuka's leukaemia research

    Laura tackles 13.1 miles for Leuka

    04 December 2017

    Supporter Laura Johnson ran the Great North Run for Leuka in support of her dad, who is in remission from Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia.

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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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