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Research grant applications

Research grant applications now open

Thanks to our wonderful supporters and fundraisers, we are now able to invite new research grant applications for 2019. We invite academic and hospital-based research staff in the North West to apply for  “pump priming” childhood cancer research grants. We are particularly interested to receive applications for projects on solid tumours. The aim of our […]

24 Jan 2019
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2019 Friends of Rosie newsletter is out now

2019 Friends of Rosie newsletter is out now!

The 2019 Friends of Rosie newsletter is out now! 2018 was another busy year for Friends of Rosie, as we continue to widen our network, connect with more corporate supporters, and further raise awareness for childhood cancer research in the North West. We’ve welcomed a new Trustee, launched a new website and branding, and created […]

25 Feb 2019
Research priority areas

Current research priority areas

At the start of a new research grant call, the Friends of Rosie Scientific Advisory Board recommends current research priority areas for funding. This does not exclude applications in other areas. Our current research priority areas for 2019/20 are: Methods to rapidly screen  and sequence tumours to identify targetable mutations and activated pathways, including detection […]

29 Apr 2019
Immunotherapy

£66,500 grant for immunotherapy study

We’re delighted to report encouraging results from our research project investigating the use of immunotherapy to treat childhood brain tumours that are resistant to conventional treatment methods. Results obtained so far and the great potential of this project have now led to a further £66,500 being granted by Friends of Rosie to continue this research […]

06 Sep 2018