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  • Garrod Day Coffee Morning 2018 - On The Day

    Date: 28-Nov-2018

    Yesterday was the annual Garrod Day Coffee Morning. We celebrated Sir Archibald Garrod’s birthday. Garrod Day is a day coined by the AKU Society; this is our fourth year celebrating Sir Archibald’s birthday. We celebrated it on the 26th of November this year as his birthday .. ...more

  • Sir Archibald Garrod and Garrod Day 2018

    Date: 01-Nov-2018

    Garrod Day is quickly approaching. It’s a very important day in the history of alkaptonuria (AKU). In this week’s blog we celebrate all of Sir Archibald Garrod’s fantastic achievements and discuss how you can make an impact by hosting your own coffee morning for Garrod Day... ...more

  • October at the AKU Society

    Date: 25-Oct-2018

    The AKU Society has had a hectic month. In today’s blog, we hear about what each team member has been up to. Our Fundraising Officer, Juliet, and Patient Support Manager, Lesley, were both in Glasgow for the Findacure (https://www.findacure.org.uk/)Showcase on the 10th Oc.. ...more

  • Stand Up For AKU Comedy Night Spectacular!

    Date: 10-Oct-2018

    Last week we held our third annual Stand Up for AKU Comedy Night in Cambridge, at the snug and cheerful Portland Arms (http://theportlandarms.co.uk/wp/). This week’s blog is about the evening and how we raised awareness for AKU. The night was a massive success, and we raised £469.. ...more

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Meet the patient - Simon Laxon

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

Stand Up To AKU 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

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

EURORDIS Winter School 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

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