Rosetrees Researchers’ News

Rosetrees Researchers’ News

Yoram Reshef

New trial in cardiomyopathy

Dilated cardiomyopathy is a condition in which the wall of the heart gets stretched and thin. Patient outcomes vary but for many the symptoms improve and patients can live normal lives. However, it is unknown whether it is safe to discontinue treatment for patients...

World’s first functional tissue engineered oesophagus

A pioneering new study from Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) and The Francis Crick Institute co-funded by the Rosetrees Trust has seen researchers grow the world’s first oesophagus engineered from stem cells and successfully transplanted them into mice, according...

Virtual tumours to aid in cancer drug delivery

Scientists can now simulate the delivery of cancer drugs and therefore help predict their effectiveness as a result of Rosetrees-funded research from UCL. The research was led by our 2016 Interdisciplinary award winners, Dr. Rebecca Shipley and Dr. Simon...

Congratulations to Cambridge University and Imperial College London

Congratulations to Cambridge University and Imperial College London who have been chosen as the joint winners of our 2018 Interdisciplinary Award. The theme of this year's call was interdisciplinary research combining medicine with physics/chemistry. We received a...

Congratulations to Professor Charles Swanton

Congratulations to Professor Charles Swanton, who has just been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society in recognition of his pioneering work on the genetic evolution of cancer. Professor Charles Swanton leads a lab at the Francis Crick Institute, is Co-Director of...

Congratulations to Professor Rachel Batterham- May 1st 2018

Congratulations to Professor Rachel Batterham who will give this year’s 2018 Royal Society of Medicine Stevens lecture on 'Harnessing the gastrointestinal tract'. We’ve been a longstanding supporter of Professor Batterham and her ground-breaking research into obesity....

Congratulations to Dr Manju Kurian

Congratulations to Dr Manju Kurian who has been awarded the 2017 Sir Jules Thorn Award for Biomedical Research. The Sir Jules Thorn Charitable Trust offers one grant annually of up to £1.5 million to support a programme of translational research for up to 5 years....