Childhood cancer research

Our Research Studies

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
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 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
Altrincham FC

Hundreds raised thanks to Altrincham FC

Huge thanks to Altrincham FC and all your supporters and away fans for donating a total of £334.24 during the home game on Saturday 19th January. Congratulations also on your 1-0 win against Southport. We were made to feel very welcome by the club and supporters and are very grateful for the opportunity to be […]

21 Jan 2019
brain tumour research

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