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Gaucher Disease scoops Medical Research Grant

In December 2011, the Medical Research Council (MRC) announced a £60m four-year investment in a Stratified Medicine initiative. Professor Timothy Cox along with the UK eight specialist LSD centres submitted an application and we are delighted to announce that the ‘Gaucherite Consortium’ was one of the three successful applications.

The Gauchers Association would like to congratulate Professor Timothy Cox on this fantastic achievement that will bring together specialist doctors and scientists, led by Cambridge University, who will examine at least 85 per cent of all UK Gaucher patients and 'stratify' them by the nature of their disease to allow them to better target therapy interventions. They will also work closely with major industrial partners and The Gauchers Association.

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