AMEND awarded 4 research grants totaling almost £30,000 this month. Dr Miles Levy, a Consultant Endocrinologist from the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and an Honorary Associate Professor in Endocrinology and Genomic Medicine for the University of Leicester receives £9,919.74 from the 2019 Nick Fayers Fund for MEN1 Research towards his project: MEN1 – Assessing circulating free tumour-derived DNA as a biomarker in the monitoring of NETs. Dr Ruth Casey, a Consultant Endocrinologist at Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust receives £10,000 from the 2019 AMEND Research Award for her project: Phaeochromocytoma and Paraganglioma – Investigating the clinical utility of somatic sequencing in the management of sporadic phaeochromocytoma and Paraganglioma. Dr Cristina Ronchi, a Clinician Scientist in Endocrine Oncology in the Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research at the University of Birmingham receives £7,563 from the 2019 AMEND Research Award in association with ACC Support UK for her project: Adrenocortical Cancer – Targeted DNA sequencing or circulating cell-free DNA from patients with adrenocortical tumours: a strategy towards precision medicine. Dr Scott Akker, Consultant Endocrinologist from St Bartholomew’s Hospital in London receives a small grant of £1,000 towards his project: SDH Syndromes – Is there a genotype-phenotype correlation in SDHB that can guide surveillance screening? For more information, visit here
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