Charity

BCI's charity fundraising for the BCI Charity, Cancer Research UK and others. Includes events, engagement activities and charity challenges.

BCI researchers leading pancreatic cancer research

Posted in Charity, General News Published by Zoe Leech 19 September 2016

BCI researchers leading pancreatic cancer research

We are proud to see our researchers heavily featured in the latest Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund (PCRF) Newsletter.

Pancreatic cancer is a prominent research focus here at BCI and we very much appreciate all of the hard work of PCRF fundraisers that contributes to it...

BCI at the 2016 Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100

Posted in Charity, Events Published by 01 August 2016

Huge congratulations to all of our riders for making it round the course, all in very impressive time! Many thanks, too, to those who gave time on the day to support our riders from the sidelines...

British 10k London Run BCI Charity Challenge 2016

Posted in Charity, Events Published by 13 July 2016

British 10k London Run BCI Charity Challenge 2016

On 10th July, BCI had five charity runners taking part in the Vitality British 10K Run. The runners relished this rare opportunity to run through the closed streets of London, passing some of the city's most famous landmarks, and raising vital funds for the BCI while they were at it.

A big thank you to all our runners for their fundraising efforts and congratulations on completing the course!

Improving transplant therapy through "reverse translation" studies

Posted in Charity, Publications Published by Zoe Leech 01 July 2016

Two new publications made possible by the BCI Charity

Improving transplant therapy through

Two papers have been published by Dr Jeff Davies’ group focusing on the role of immunology in bone marrow transplant, a common and effective treatment for many types of blood cancer.

Both papers are examples of taking a clinical problem into the laboratory to find out why it’s happening and how we might go about fixing it. The second won our Paper of the Month competition in April 2016...

Tyson Sharp has run the London Marathon!

Posted in Charity, Engagement Published by Zoe Leech 19 April 2016

Tyson took on the most challenging of physical feats - and raised a huge amount of money for Barts Cancer Institute in the process.

Tyson Sharp has run the London Marathon!

For the first time ever, Barts Cancer Institute had a charity running spot for the world-famous London Marathon. Eager to take on the challenge was our very own researcher and all-round sport, Dr Tyson Sharp!

Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund Tissue Bank at BCI on BBC News

Posted in Charity, BCI Spotlight Articles, In the Press Published by Zoe Leech 14 January 2016

Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund Tissue Bank at BCI on BBC News

The world’s first national tissue bank for pancreatic cancer has launched in the UK here at BCI, to help push forward research into the cancer with the bleakest prognosis, and was featured on BBC News yesterday.

The resource will allow researchers to answer more questions about this still deadly form of cancer, and hopefully lead to new effective treatments for patients...

Online Charity Christmas Auction 2015

Posted in Charity, Engagement, Events Published by 15 December 2015

Online Charity Christmas Auction 2015

The BCI Christmas Auction was a fantastic success, raising £1,250 for the Bridge to the Future scheme!

Nearly 40 items went under the virtual hammer; donations came from celebrities, sports starts, local businesses and national corporations. We thank everyone who donated, who gave their time as volunteers, and who bid for the items! 

Trans-Atlantic Pancreatic Cancer "Dream Team" formed

Posted in Charity, Grants & Awards Published by Zoe Leech 09 November 2015

£8m award for international collaborative effort

Trans-Atlantic Pancreatic Cancer

A trans-Atlantic collaboration involving scientists and clinicians from BCI has been awarded £8 million to tackle big research questions in pancreatic cancer.

The three year investment aims to accelerate the pace of research in the laboratory, with benefits for patients in the form of early phase clinical trials...

Barts Cake - Cancer Research UK's Science Cakes

Posted in Charity, Events Published by Zoe Leech 21 October 2015

Barts Cake - Cancer Research UK's Science Cakes

For the third year running, Barts Cancer Institute held a local round of CR-UK’s “Science Cakes” competition.

Nine science-themed cakes were submitted, representing all manner of themes; from renewable energy, to the division of a plant cell, to a boiling-over conical flask!

BCI at the Virgin Money London Marathon

Posted in Charity, Events Published by Zoe Leech 12 October 2015

BCI at the Virgin Money London Marathon

For the first time, Barts Cancer Institute has been awarded a precious charity running spot at the Virgin Money London Marathon 2016.

Find out how to sign up, and how QMUL medical student Amy did in her challenge this year, which raised over £1000 each for BCI and the London Air Ambulance...

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