Month: March 2014


Science in Health – Live 2014

Posted on 19 March 2014 by Paul Brennan

The Cardiff CLL Research group contributed to Science in Health Live 2014 today. We had over forty students from local school visit the lab and hear about our work. Professor Chris Pepper entertained pupils from his former school, St Cyres, with stories of flow cytometry; Dr Beth Walsby talked to students from Ysgol Bryntawe about
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Modelling leukemic cell migration – in press

Posted on 18 March 2014 by Paul Brennan

It started off as a crazy idea and now it’s a paper in Blood. It’s the culmination of fundraising, sample collection and hours of experiments. We have developed a new system to study CLL. Lymphocytes are pumped around a structure where they encounter multiple different environments, similar to what happens in a patient. This makes the
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Congratulations, Sophie…

Posted on 17 March 2014 by Paul Brennan

Dr Sophie Betteridge has completed her corrections and has had them approved for submission to Cardiff University. Well done and congratulations, Sophie! Here’s a picture of Sophie presenting her work. Sophie is now working as the AML Research Coordinator in the Haematology Clinical Trials Unit.
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Our fundraisers in the news

Posted on 14 March 2014 by Stephen Man

Two Welsh actors (Mark Lewis Jones and Richard Harrington) have pledged to run the gruelling Marathon des Sables in the Sahara Desert, to raise funds to support our research. You can read more details about their story on their Leukaemia Lymphoma Research blog and see the local news stories here and here. We can only
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