AKU Blog

  • Meet the patient - Simon Laxon

    Date: 18-Apr-2019

    Today’s blog is written by AKU patient Simon Laxon. In it, he writes about his experience with the disease and how the National Alkaptonuria Centre (NAC) has helped him. Having a rare genetic disorder can be a pretty daunting thing. It can leave a person prone to feeling .. ...more

  • Stand Up To AKU 2019!

    Date: 12-Apr-2019

    We are excited to announce that our Stand up to AKU Comedy Night is back! This year we are heading back to Liverpool’s legendary Hot Water Comedy Club (https://www.hotwatercomedy.co.uk/), where we hosted 2017’s barnstorming night. Pam Ford is back at the wheel and is sure to keep.. ...more

  • Luton Health Awareness Event

    Date: 05-Apr-2019

    On Tuesday the 26th of March, our Patient Support Manager, Lesley, and Fundraising Officer, Juliet, travelled to Luton for the Flying Start and Breaking Down Barriers Health Awareness and Genetics Event. Flying Start (https://www.flyingstartluton.com/) and Public Health Luton worked in partn.. ...more

  • EURORDIS Winter School 2019

    Date: 29-Mar-2019

    In today's blog, CEO and Chair Nick Sireau tells us about his recent trip to Paris for the European Organisation for Rare Diseases Winter School. A major player in the world of rare diseases is EURORDIS (https://www.eurordis.org), the European Organisation for Rare Diseases. .. ...more




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Meet the patient - Simon Laxon
18-Apr-2019

Today’s blog is written by AKU patient Simon Laxon. In it, he writes about .. ...more

Stand Up To AKU 2019!
12-Apr-2019

We are excited to announce that our Stand up to AKU Comedy Night is back! This year we are h.. ...more

Luton Health Awareness Event
05-Apr-2019

On Tuesday the 26th of March, our Patient Support Manager, Lesley, and Fundraising Officer, .. ...more

EURORDIS Winter School 2019
29-Mar-2019

In today's blog, CEO and Chair Nick Sireau tells us about his recent trip to Paris for t.. ...more

Rare Disease Day 2019
14-Mar-2019

Rare Disease Day is an international day designed to raise awareness to the public and those.. ...more