research grant call

Our Research Projects

It is our primary aim to fund the most promising new childhood cancer research ideas in the North West. As a result of our funding researchers are able to obtain preliminary results to back up their ideas, which they can then use to secure large-scale funding from the big cancer research charities and pharmaceutical companies. Each year, […]

10 Sep 2018
Scientific Advisory Board

Positive preliminary results for brain tumour project

For the past 18 months, Friends of Rosie has funded a cutting-edge research project to improve treatment options for children with incurable brain tumours. As it moves into its final research phase, we can share some of the positive preliminary results in using immunotherapy to shrink or destroy brain tumours in children. The Friends of […]

10 Dec 2018
research grant call

Check out our new research section

Being clear and transparent about how we spend money donated to Friends of Rosie is core to how we operate. That’s why we’ve created a brand new research section on our website. Our aim is to fund the most promising new childhood cancer research ideas. Our mission is for the projects we fund to secure […]

03 Sep 2019
osteosarcoma research

Osteosarcoma project secures further funding

A project researching the treatment and detection of osteosarcoma in children, funded for the past two years by Manchester-based charity, Friends of Rosie, has secured a further three years’ investment. The project will continue at The University of Manchester, led by Dr Katherine Finegan. The next three years of funding, starting in October 2019, is […]

30 Sep 2019