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Research funding granted

Research funding granted

Leukaemia & Myeloma Research UK has made a grant of £6,600 to help fund innovative new research into Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML). Dr Paul Hole, a Senior Post-Doctoral Research Scientist at Cardiff University*, has been awarded a grant by Leukaemia & Myeloma Research...

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Model Cell Biobank’s First Client

Model Cell Biobank’s First Client

The Model Cell Biobank is the first fully-funded service for eligible families which offers parents the opportunity to store their baby’s cord blood for 25 years in case the child, or another member of the family, needs them in the future.  This is a case study from...

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Support while you shop – Bags of Help from Tesco

Support while you shop – Bags of Help from Tesco

We’re pleased to announce that LMR UK has been successfully selected to be part of the ‘Tesco Bags of Help’ scheme, which could raise up to £4,000 for the charity. Tesco’s local community grant scheme uses the money raised by the sale of carrier bags to fund thousands...

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Faster detection of leukaemia

Faster detection of leukaemia

A key part of diagnosing blood cancers is done by detecting abnormal chromosomes inside leukaemia cells. Now a new technique, pioneered by Wendy Erber, Kathy Fuller and Henry Hui from the University of Western Australia, will allow these diagnoses to be made more...

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Legendary Researcher Aims to Break New Ground

Legendary Researcher Aims to Break New Ground

Cord blood stem cell transplants have saved the lives of countless children—more than 40,000—because of a discovery made at Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) in the 1980s, but like most science, it’s not perfect. However, the discovery-maker himself, Dr....

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