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Congratulations Reiss!

Posted on 20 May 2015 by Stephen Man

Last week, after 31/2 years of hard work, Reiss passed his PhD viva. Congratulations! His examiners were very impressed with his thesis and his performance in the viva. His project funded by the MRC (and latterly Cancer Research Wales) was another in a series of projects in Cardiff investigating the role of T cells in CLL.
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STELA helps to predicts the future

Posted on 8 July 2014 by Stephen Man

Image from Leukaemia Lymphoma Research BBC Wales reported today on the development of a prognostic test for CLL patients by Professors Duncan Baird and Chris Pepper. This is based on the use of high resolution single telomere length analysis (STELA) to predict the clinical outcome of early stage CLL patients. The approach has the potential
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Cardiff CLL group on TV

Posted on 30 April 2014 by Stephen Man

BBC Wales visited to interview Chris Pepper about the latest developments in research from the Cardiff CLL group. The video report features two of the fundraisers (Mark Lewis Jones and Richard Harrington) who support the research program, as well as cameos from Beth, Vicky and Maisy!
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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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British Society of Immunology Annual Congress

Posted on 5 December 2013 by Stephen Man

While some in the CLL group opted for the glamour of New Orleans (ASH), others opted for the home grown charms of the BT Convention Centre in Liverpool (above). PhD students Lauren and Reiss presented their work as posters at the annual British Society for immunology (BSI) Congress. Although their presentations were the only ones
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Promising clinical results for new drug for CLL

Posted on 17 May 2013 by Stephen Man

Professor Chris Fegan featured in the media, after the announcement of promising results from a clinical trial of obinutuzumab (GA101) conducted in Cardiff. Click on the picture to watch the video interview with Chris (this can also be found at http://www.itv.com/news/wales/topic/cardiff/) More details on the story can be found below: http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/400000/Drug-hope-for-leukaemia-sufferers http://www.cardiffandvaleuhb.wales.nhs.uk/news/27256
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Congratulations Ryan!

Posted on 25 February 2013 by Stephen Man

Last Friday after 3 years of hard work, Ryan Wong successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled “Breaking T cell Tolerance in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia”. HIs project funded by Cancer Research Wales, and supervised by Steve Man and Chris Pepper (both declined to be pictured for this article) has been very successful, and has already produced
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