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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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  • Harriet bucket collection

    September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month!

    31 August 2017

    This September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month in the UK. Here's five ways you can get involved.

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  • Leuka bucket collection - donate to leukaemia research

    Volunteer Opportunities

    19 May 2017

    Can you spare an hour of your time to help us raise fund for leukaemia research?

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  • Leuka Trustee  Oliver Spark

    Oliver Spark appointed as Leuka Treasurer

    19 December 2016

    Oliver Spark has been announced as the new treasurer for Leuka.

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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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  • RACW logo

    We’re supporting Remember A Charity Week 2016

    05 September 2016

    Legendary acts, such as leaving a gift to causes like ours in your will, provides stable foundations for charities like Leuka.

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  • Michael Evans and family

    Leuka supporter Michael Evans defies the odds

    24 August 2016

    Michael gave a moving speech at our recent Who’s Cooking Dinner? event about his battle with leukaemia and why it has made him passionate about finding new treatments and ultimately a cure.

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  • Chris Corbin, Leuka chair of Trustees

    Who’s Cooking Dinner? Another Big Success!

    13 March 2016

    Who’s Cooking Dinner?, Leuka’s flagship fundraising event, has once again been an outstanding success!

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  • Peter Gordon in the kitchen

    Who’s Cooking Dinner? raises £433,000 for Leuka

    10 March 2015

    20 of London’s finest chefs descended into four kitchens to rub shoulders, bump pans and raise money for leukaemia and blood cancer research…

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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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  • Daisy Knights

    Daisy Knights: “Why I’ve created a bespoke jewellery collection for Leuka.”

    23 July 2014

    Daisy Knights has designed a bespoke bicycle collection for Leuka, with 100% of the profit donated to the charity.

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  • Professor John Goldman - CML treatment specialist and head of haematology at Hammersmith Hospital

    World’s top cancer scientists honour Professor John Goldman

    27 May 2014

    On Saturday, 24th May 2014, The Royal College of Physicians in London’s Regents Park hosted an all-day symposium for 400 people to celebrate Leuka’s founding Chairman – the late Professor John Goldman – a pioneer in bone marrow transplant for chronic myeloid leukaemia. He died on 24th December 2013.

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  • Daisy Knights jewellery

    Daisy Knights designs bespoke collection for Leuka

    24 April 2014

    Daisy Knights designs charity capsule collection for leukaemia research charity Leuka.

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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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  • Lucy Goldman running a 10k

    Lucy Goldman: “Why I’m committed to continuing my father’s legacy at Leuka.”

    27 March 2014

    Lucy Goldman, the daughter of the late Professor John Goldman, tells us why she’s committed to continuing her father’s legacy at Leuka, and why she ran the London 10k…

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  • Professor John Goldman - CML treatment specialist and head of haematology at Hammersmith Hospital

    Tribute to Professor John Goldman

    02 January 2014

    Heartfelt tributes to Leuka's Founding Chairman, the late Professor John Goldman.

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  • Leuka Logo

    Leuka Annual Review – 2012

    17 September 2013

    Download and read our latest annual review.

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  • Leuka Logo

    My stem cells saved my brother’s life

    09 September 2013

    When Alex Mermikides discovered she was a match for her brother Milton – it was “a magical moment”. Here she talks to Leuka about the ups and downs of her incredible journey as a stem cell donor, which ultimately saved her brother’s life.

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