Children with Leukemia, a U.K. charity based in London, is inviting applications for its new £1 million (approx. $1.80 million) research fund. The emphasis is on causes and prevention. The deadline for “outline applications” is October 29, 2004, with full proposals due on February 18, 2005. Winners will be notified on 2 April 2005. An announcement appears in the September 9 issue of Nature.
At its International Scientific Conference on Childhood Leukemia, held in London, September 6-10, six young researchers (under 30) were each awarded grants of £15,000 (approx. $27,000) for their poster presentations.