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A bumper year for CHECT research

A bumper year for CHECT research

 in 2019 really has been a bumper year for CHECT research. We were delighted by the strength of applications to our 2019/20 research fund – so much so, that we ended up making two awards rather one. The first project, led by Professor Lako of Newcastle...
The top five things I learnt working on Rb research

The top five things I learnt working on Rb research

Armita Abolghasemi, who had bilateral Rb as a child, is a second year genetics student at the University of York. She recently assisted with Professor Ohnuma’s Rb research, funded by CHECT. As a genetics student and an Rb survivor, research into retinoblastoma...
Opportunity for a parent to join our committee

Opportunity for a parent to join our committee

We’re currently looking for a parent of a child who has had retinoblastoma (Rb) to join us as a lay representative on our Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC). About the role The SAC meets every six months (usually May & November) on a weekday afternoon...
CHECT research

CHECT research

Since 1997, the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust has funded more than 20 research projects, totalling almost £700k. Find out more about CHECT research… Since the early 1990s, the Childhood Eye Cancer Trust (CHECT) has been funding research into the causes of retinoblastoma,...