5 Minutes With…. Baksho Kaul, Get A-Head Research Technician

Posted by Anne-Marie on March 31, 2016

  Baksho Kaul, the Get A-Head Research Technician at The Accelerated Drug Programme, kindly joined us for five minutes…           What does your job involve? I am a Research Technician at the University of Birmingham, specialising in the cancers of the head and neck. I am part of a team researching …Read more

Drugs previously used to fight epilepsy could treat cancer

Posted by Anne-Marie on March 21, 2016

Get A-Head and QEHB Charity have launched a £1 million appeal, with the University of Birmingham, to fund a new programme giving cancer patients access to new drugs quicker than anywhere else in the country, through the reallocation of drugs originally created to treat other illnesses. Drug development through pharmaceutical companies using the conventional approaches …Read more

Birmingham Central Club and Spa Supporting Get A-Head

Posted by Anne-Marie on March 18, 2016

Birmingham central based gym and spa, ‘theclubandspa’ in The Cube has announced that Get A-Head will be their annual charity of the year for this coming year. The charity was picked due to the close links the theclubandspa have with the our goals and values. Tom Horton, General Manager of theclubandspa, had this to say …Read more

Legacy Concert Raises £30,000 For Three Charities

Posted by Anne-Marie on March 15, 2016

A legacy concert held at Solihull Arts Complex has managed to raise a staggering £30,000 in memory of Solihull Theatre Company’s chairman, Chris Macrow – who tragically died in a cycling accident in 2014. The money will be split between Get A-Head, FAITEC, who research into prosthetics for face cancer and injury, and St James …Read more

Patient Support & Information Meeting

Posted by Anne-Marie on March 4, 2016

Details of the next Get A-Head Patient Group & Birmingham Area British Thyroid Foundation Support Group meetings are now available.   Please see below for full details of the venue and times.  Details of the guest speakers at the meeting is also included.