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Adult who had Rb needed for voluntary role

Adult who had Rb needed for voluntary role

CHECT is currently looking to recruit an adult who had retinoblastoma as a child as a lay (non-professional) representative to our Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC). They must have been treated in the UK and also be a CHECT member.  The main responsibility of the...
Celebrating our CHECT women of science

Celebrating our CHECT women of science

For International Women’s Day we’ve highlight some of the brilliant women involved in our CHECT research into the prevention and treatment of retinoblastoma. Professor Jesse Berry Professor Jesse Berry is Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at the...
Research milestone in understanding progression of Rb

Research milestone in understanding progression of Rb

As part of a research project funded by CHECT, Dr Sandy Hung from the Centre for Eye Research Australia talks through her team’s latest breakthrough in understanding the progression of Rb, paving the way for the development of new possible treatments The RB1...
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...