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  • Meet the Patient: Selena from ALCAP

    Date: 11-Jul-2018

    ALCAP (http://alcap.fr/) (Association pour la Lutte Contre L’Alcaptonurie) is our French sister society. Founded in 2006 by Serge Sireau, it represents over 70 AKU patients in France. Serge is pictured here with his son, AKU Society CEO Nick Sireau (http://www.akusociety.org/new-truste.. ...more

  • Google Ad Grants

    Date: 27-Jun-2018

    Have you noticed the adverts which appear at the top of Google search result pages? They are created on a platform called Google AdWords. Companies pay millions each year so that their adverts are the first things people see when they use Google. Google for Nonprofits (http.. ...more

  • The Edinburgh Half Marathon.

    Date: 20-Jun-2018

    The Edinburgh Marathon Festival (https://www.edinburghmarathon.com/) is the second biggest running event in the UK after the London Marathon. Over its 16-year history, it has had a £30 million economic impact on the city of Edinburgh. It has also raised £75 million for hundreds o.. ...more

  • AmazonSmile

    Date: 13-Jun-2018

    The AKU Society has signed up to AmazonSmile. AmazonSmile is an affiliate marketing service for the online shopping service Amazon. Affiliate marketing is when a company gives some money to a third party for driving web traffic towards its website. In the case of AmazonSmile, the money g.. ...more




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DevelopAKUre SONIA 2 - Update
12-Dec-2018

We are happy to announce that two of our three SONIA 2 trial sites have now finished seeing patie.. ...more

Garrod Day Coffee Morning 2018 - On The Day
28-Nov-2018

Yesterday was the annual Garrod Day Coffee Morning. We celebrated Sir Archibald Garrod&.. ...more

Sir Archibald Garrod and Garrod Day 2018
01-Nov-2018

Garrod Day is quickly approaching. It’s a very important day in the history of alkapto.. ...more

October at the AKU Society
25-Oct-2018

The AKU Society has had a hectic month. In today’s blog, we hear about what each team .. ...more

Stand Up For AKU Comedy Night Spectacular!
10-Oct-2018

Last week we held our third annual Stand Up for AKU Comedy Night in Cambridge, at the snug a.. ...more