Rosetrees Researchers’ News

Rosetrees Researchers’ News

Yoram Reshef

Dr. Nicky Whiffin: Getting to know Rosetrees researchers

Dr. Nicky Whiffin: Getting to know Rosetrees researchers

Rosetrees researcher profile: Dr. Nicky Whiffin, Imperial College London Who Rosetrees Trust is funding Dr. Nicky Whiffin is a research fellow in the National Heart and Lung Institute, at Imperial College London. Her research focuses on exploring genetic variants that...

Emergency COVID-19 ultrasensitive point of care diagnostic

Emergency COVID-19 ultrasensitive point of care diagnostic

Professor Molly Stevens, a member of our Scientific Advisory Panel and a Rosetrees Trust-funded researcher, has recently received more than €600,000 in funding for a project that aims to develop an emergency COVID-19 ultrasensitive point of care diagnostic. This...

Professor Molly Stevens elected as FRS

Professor Molly Stevens elected as FRS

Delighted to announce that a member of our Scientific Advisory Panel, Professor Molly Stevens, was recently elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society, amongst 60 exceptional scientists from around the world. Professor Molly Stevens has been honoured for ground-breaking...

COVID-19

COVID-19

We hope that our community of researchers and partners are keeping well at this difficult time. We encourage all our researchers to get in touch and share their plans with us. We want to continue supporting our projects where we can and we would ask you to respond to...

Dr. Pascale V Guillot: Getting to know Rosetrees researchers

Dr. Pascale V Guillot: Getting to know Rosetrees researchers

Rosetrees researcher profile: Dr. Pascale V Guillot, UCL Who Rosetrees Trust is fundingDr. Pascale V Guillot’s research is about a rare disease called brittle bone disease, also known as osteogenesis imperfecta (OI). OI affects around 10,000 births and in average 70...

Professor Sejal Saglani: Getting to know Rosetrees researchers

Professor Sejal Saglani: Getting to know Rosetrees researchers

Rosetrees researcher profile: Professor Sejal Saglani, Imperial College London Who Rosetrees Trust is fundingProfessor Sejal Saglani leads the childhood severe asthma research programme at the National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College London. Her research...

Advancing knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease, towards novel therapies

Advancing knowledge of Alzheimer’s disease, towards novel therapies

Dr. Laura Aitken, a senior postdoctoral research fellow with Professor Frank Gunn-Moore’s group, is currently leading a Rosetrees-funded project that aims to identify novel drugs for Alzheimer’s disease, at the University of St Andrews. In this project Laura has been...

Investigating molecular targets for auditory system regeneration

Investigating molecular targets for auditory system regeneration

Professor Matthew Holley has received Rosetrees Trust funding to support a project that involved investigating molecular targets for auditory system regeneration, at Sheffield University. Dr. Tanaya Bardhan also worked on this project, as part of her PhD. They were...

Novel ways to identify HPV-driven head and neck cancers

Novel ways to identify HPV-driven head and neck cancers

Professor Ahmad Waseem is a Rosetrees Trust-funded researcher investigating the role of the Human Papilloma Viruses (HPVs) in head and neck cancers (HNSCCs). His team are based at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), in the Centre for Oral Immunobiology and...

Precision medicine for children with cancer

Precision medicine for children with cancer

Professor Louis Chesler, Professor of Paediatric Cancer Biology at the ICR, and Consultant at The Royal Marsden, has led a study that has unlocked the potential of using genetic testing to determine which treatment may be the best option for a child with cancer. This...

Opportunities to treat retinal diseases

Opportunities to treat retinal diseases

Dr. Xinhua Shu is a Rosetrees Trust-funded researcher who, with his team at Glasgow Caledonian University, is investigating new treatments for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is the commonest cause of registered blindness in the developed world, with a...

Towards the clinic for tendon regeneration and rupture repair

Towards the clinic for tendon regeneration and rupture repair

Dr. Aram Saeed and Dr. Graham Riley are Rosetrees Trust-funded researchers, based at the University of East Anglia, who are leading a project on investigating the development of a 3D printed implantable device for tendon regeneration and rupture repair. Dr. Eleanor...

New urine marker in IgA Nephropathy

New urine marker in IgA Nephropathy

Dr. Athanasios Didangelos is a Rosetrees Trust-funded principal investigator at the University of Leicester, working in the Mayer IgA Nephropathy Laboratory led by Professor Jon Barratt. Their new publication in the Journal of Autoimmunity has identified a new urine...