Breakthrough Funding for IBD

(Shelley Whittington from the Hospital Saturday Fund (seen left) presenting the cheque to Katie Haddad, Alice Kington and Fiona Veira.) On 9 December 2017 – The Hospital Saturday Fund presented a cheque at the BSG...

Posted 11 Dec 2017

Seeking oesophageal (gullet) cancer patients

Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS), the biopharmaceutical company, are keen to contact patients with oesophageal cancer patients (cancer of the gullet) and their carers. They are seeking 4 pairs of UK patients and their carers to participate...

Posted 23 Nov 2017

Doctor collecting information

Can you help GPs do their job better?

Do you have an idea that could help GPs improve the delivery of their service? The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has asked for proposals for clinical projects, to work in collaboration with their Clinical Innovation...

Posted 22 Nov 2017

Representation of the digestive system

Will you come with us on Our Journey?

Core launched its very first edition of Our Journey in November, a fresh new take on our newsletter. Click the thumbnails to view each article in PDF format. View the entire newsletter Our Transplant Story...

Posted 09 Nov 2017

Take part in a study on IBS

Do you suffer from IBS and would you like to take part in a study? A researcher at the University of Sheffield is looking for people who have Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) aged 18 or...

Posted 07 Nov 2017

Photo of Lauren White, the researchers at the University of Sheffield

Kirsty’s story

November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. Core has been a steadfast supporter of research on pancreatic diseases and an advocate for people affected by them. Pancreatic cancer has one of the worse survival rates of...

Posted 01 Nov 2017

Kirsty smiling at a concert

Promising new drugs for pancreatitis being developed

Pancreatitis, both acute and chronic, is a priority area of research for Core. Attacks of pancreatitis can be extremely painful and make people very unwell. The inflammation associated with the disease can spread to other...

Posted 01 Nov 2017

Drug development

Lesley’s Legendary Marathon

Lesley, Managing Director of Capita, ran in the Nottingham Robin Hood marathon in support of Core on the 24th of September. She did a brilliant job and ended up raising double of what her target...

Posted 24 Oct 2017