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NILRF Round up of the Year!

NILRF will close our doors for the holidays tomorrow, Thursday 20 December and will reopen on
Wednesday 2 January.

Thank you to everyone for all your hard work this year and what a year it has been!

Here are some of OUR

highlights:



421 Facebook likes



80 Twitter followers



1 Wedding



Our biggest ever justgiving donation



Our first annual sponsored walk events took place with over 150 people taking part



Largest amount of money raised from the Belfast City Marathon



NI Universi
ty Fresher’s Fairs



25
th

Annual Portrush Walk


27 December 2012


This is only touching the surface of some of the fantastic fundraising activities and generosity that
has taken place this year; we would like to thank everyone who has been involved at every

level for
continuing to support us!

It’s important to talk about the work NILRF

do so here are

some of the
RESEARCH
highlights:



Four leukaemia research students graduated with Ph.D. in 2012



Two new Ph.D. students started in 2012



6 summer research student
s (4 funded by NILRF), contributing to presentations at the
Haematology Association of Ireland and American Society of Hematology



25 research publications by members of the Haematology Research group in 2012 in high
impact journals



Presentations at scient
ific conferences or workshops

in Belfast, Glasgow, Amsterdam,
Ireland, America, Serbia and Turkey.



Other activities

o

Bioinformatics workshops (Modena and Belfast)

o

Scientific visits to Erlangen, Germany

o

Collaborative studies with Salamanca, Oxford, Montrea
l


Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas, enjoy the holidays and here is to a very prosperous 2013.

NILRF Team

With your help, we are one step closer!