Press Coverage

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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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GA101 clinical trail press release…

Posted on 9 December 2013 by Paul Brennan

There was a nice story on the BBC today about GA101, a new antibody targeting CD20 which is being used to treat CLL. Our own, Professor Chris Fegan gave quotes for the BBC article. The press release follows very promising results showing that GA101 works better than MabThera/Rituxan as reported in last summer’s press release from
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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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Another bit of publicity…

Posted on 27 January 2012 by Paul Brennan

Last Monday, a small piece I wrote and a picture of some fluorescent CLL cells was published in the Western Mail. There was also a picture of me which so far has been lacking from this site. It’s a nice bit of publicity although I can’t help but be a little embarrased….
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