Archive for August 2017

Coast2Coast for Research

On Saturday, 9th September a team of 4 endurance athletes are taking on a huge challenge and at the same time are raising funds and awareness for the NPRF.  One team member, Rob Brophy, is well known to the NPRF after joining the JOGLE team in 2014 with their successful Guinness World Record attempt. This…

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NPRF approves its 15th grant

The charity and Prof Fran Platt’s lab at Oxford University signed its latest grant on 2 Aug 2017. This is the charity’s 6th grant supporting Fran’s work and its 15th overall.  In total the charity has now committed £550,000 to research into NPC, £388,000 to Oxford.  This latest grant builds on the vital infrastructure support…

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They Did It! Congratulations to the Whole Platt Lab Team

Despite the horrendous weather and at least one dunking that we heard about (including poor Jess the Dog!), the team of canoeists from Fran Platt’s lab in Oxford successfully negotiated their 40 mile trek from Donnington Bridge in Oxford to Tilehurst in Reading.  It’s not too late to show your support for their efforts, just…

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Canoeing from Oxford to Reading for NPC charities

I hope the first day of canoeing down the Thames has been kind, the weather certainly hasn’t been!!  These wonderful scientists are putting themselves through what must be a very wet experience to raise money for NPC.  They are only just short of their target and would love your support to reach it! Thanks to…

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