Public Engagement

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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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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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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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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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INSPIREd student – Zain Amir

Posted on 30 April 2013 by Paul Brennan

Yesterday, we hosted Zain Amir as part of the INSPIRE programme. Zain helped in the lab and heard about research from Liam Morgan, Beth Walsaby and Ceri Jones. I asked him to write about his experiences and this is what he wrote: “Being a medical student, you are asked from the onset of your interview
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Cardiff CLL Open Day 2012

Posted on 14 November 2012 by Paul Brennan

On Saturday, the 13th of October, we hosted a CLL Open Day for Leukaemia Research UK. Leukaemia Research UK have details and photos of the event. There is also a few more pictures available to see on Flickr. It was a very rewarding and enjoyable day for us and, hopefully, for all the visitors.
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CLL mentioned in TIME

Posted on 20 November 2011 by Stephen Man

More publicity following the announcement of the LLR grant to Duncan and Chris. The research on telomeres in CLL was cited as an example of “Innovation in the NHS” during  a talk by  Andrew Lewis (Director of Innovation and Improvement, Cardiff & Vale NHS Trust). This talk was part of the inaugural conference for the new
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