Entries by Neale Sterio

Unravelling the antibody deficiency in Ataxia Telangiectasia

Research Project information Principal researcher: Associate Professor Mirjam Van der Burg Institute: Leiden University Medical Centre (LUMC), The Netherlands Cost: £100,000 over 24 months Start Date: January 2018 What are the researchers proposing to do? Ataxia Telangiectasia (A-T) is a rare inherited condition characterised by progressive cerebellar ataxia, chromosomal instability, immunodeficiency, and cancer susceptibility. Patients’ lives are shortened, usually […]

Optimising lung imaging in people with Ataxia Telangiectasia (A-T) applying improved MRI techniques

Research Project information Principal researcher: Dr Peter Merkus Institute: Radboud University Medical Centre, the Netherlands Cost: £87,810 over 36 months Start Date: 1st November 2017 What are the researchers proposing to do? The Dutch team will study how they can develop improved lung imaging in A-T patients using advanced MRI techniques instead of conventional chest X-ray or CT imaging. […]

WLCF small grant awarded to Action for A-T

Wasps Legends Charitable Foundation, the past players network of Wasps, men and women, amateur and professional announced recently that they have issued a small grant award of £2,500 to Action for A-T. The donation will support work being undertaken at Nottingham University Hospital, which aims to measure the lung heath in A-T patients. This involves a […]

A zebrafish model of Ataxia Telangiectasia (A-T)

Research Project information Principal researcher: Dr Andrew Grierson Institute:  Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN) & The Bateson Centre, University of Sheffield Cost: £88,710 over 36 months Start Date: April 2017 Zebrafish are small tropical fish that are gaining popularity for academic and industry-led research into human diseases. Almost all human disease genes (approx. 70%) have an […]

IMAGIN-AT – advanced lung imaging and function testing in Ataxia Telangiectasia

Research Project information Principal researchers:  Dr Jayesh Bhatt and Dr Andrew Prayle Institute: Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust Cost: £94,839 over 36 months Start Date: October 2017 What are the researchers proposing to do? The Nottingham team will scan the lungs of a group of children and young people with Ataxia-Telangiectasia (A-T) with a cutting-edge lung scanning technique […]

Organising Your Golf Day

Does your company or golf society organise their own golf day? Lose the stress and let our golf experts organise the whole day for you. We’ll take you through every step, showing you all available options from full event planning, catering, entertainment and giveaway options, to ensure your day is truly memorable. To find out more, contact […]

Surrey Half Marathon

11th March 2018 The Surrey Half Marathon was voted the “UK’s Best Road Run” in 2016, and the fast, flat course takes you through the scenic countryside around Woking and Guildford. Whether you’re looking for a run to shake off the excesses of Christmas, or a warm-up event for a marathon, the Surrey Half is […]

Epsom Ball

16th March 2018 Join us on Friday 16th March 2018 for the second annual Epsom Ball, in association with United Business Group, at the stunning Royal Automobile Club, Woodcote Park. Enjoy a fabulous evening of live entertainment, table prizes and an auction featuring some amazing prizes. Contact events@actionforAT.org for bookings and further details. Key Information […]

Cast Media Golf Day 2018

15th May 2018 Join Cast Media for their annual Charity golf day held on the championship course at the Centurion Club, Hemel Hempstead. The Course The Centurion Club is an exclusive members only venue and should provide the perfect backdrop for a great event – the week prior to our charity golf day the club […]

Leon Haslam Golf Day 2018

30th May 2018 Join British Superbike rider Leon Haslam in 2018 at Notts. Golf Club (Hollinwell) for his annual charity golf day. Your Host Leon, son of “Rocket” Ron Haslam, is currently riding for Kawasaki in British Superbikes and has also competed for Honda, BMW, Suzuki and Ducati. In the 2010 World Championships Leon came […]