Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome (SLOS)
Brothers Alex and Daniel have issues related to autism, eating and digestion. Alex was also born with curvature of the spine and Daniel with a hole in his heart. Finally, all their symptoms were explained by a diagnosis of a rare condition.
Lauren Heathcote was awarded a three-year Research Training Fellowship by us in 2013. She appeared on BBC South Today, Oxford, to talk about her research on Wednesday 15 October 2014.
Nearly 5,000 Action Cream Teas ordered. 30 volunteers over 2 days packed them. Delivered to 245 UK workplaces and rasing over £29,000 for Action Medical Research! See our amazing volunteers in action packing the cream tea boxes.
Thousands of people across the UK took a well-deserved break for an Action Cream Tea in a box, delivered direct to their doors on Thursday 18 June. Don't miss out next year, be sure to put the date in your diary for 2015!
Professor Bobby Gaspar, awarded an RTF in 1993, talks about the Research Training Fellowships and his research leading to life-saving treatment of babies born with faults in their genes affecting their immune systems.