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Great Manchester Run

Running for research

A team of wonderful fundraisers were out in force on Sunday 19 May at the SimplyHealth Great Manchester Run running for research. Running the half marathon for Friends of Rosie was Siobahn Lloyd, in memory of Gracie McCall. As a close friend of Gracie’s mum, Katie, Siobhan wanted to help raise more funds for research […]

20 May 2019
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Amelia Greig

Amelia’s communion fundraiser

Eight year old, Amelia Stimpson, and her family and friends are fundraising for childhood cancer research at Amelia’s upcoming holy communion. Following the communion, Amelia’s family and friends are hosting a fundraising party in memory of five year old, Gracie McCall. Gracie lost her battle with a rare brain tumour two years ago. Gracie and […]

09 May 2019
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Go Gold Group

Join our Friends of Rosie ‘Go Gold Group’

We’re looking for willing volunteers in and around Hale and Altrincham to join a new ‘Go Gold Group’ in support of the Friends of Rosie Children’s Cancer Research Fund. As some of you may already know, gold is the official colour for childhood cancer awareness. And September is the recognised global awareness month. The idea […]

09 May 2019
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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