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The latest from the Aniridia Network UK board

New Treasurer and bank

We have a new Treasurer. Emily Nash took up the role at the start of March 2017. Trustees Katie, James and Martin voted to co-opt Emily on to the Board at their February meeting. The post had been vacant for … Continue reading

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Win up to £40 in the aniridia poetry competition

Write a poem about your experience of aniridia, then send it to us and you could win shopping vouchers worth £40! Join us in taking part in the international poetry competition to celebrate the first world Aniridia Day on 21 June. … Continue reading

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Insights from UK Genetic Disorders Leadership Symposium 2017

Advice for creating a definitive source of information about a syndrome and the opportunity to be involved in Jeans For Genes Day were just some of the results of the latest event we attended. Aniridia Network (ANUK) Trustee James was among … Continue reading

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First aniridia meeting in Ireland

Following through on her pledge to start an aniridia group in Ireland, Eleanor has organised its first meeting. She has brilliantly secured the support and a room at the National Council for the Blind Ireland. Saturday 8 April 2017 start 11.15 … Continue reading

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London meet-up 2016

We had a lovely informal get together in Caffe Nero, 1 Wrights Lane, Kensington, London, W8 5RY today. Six people with aniridia came along for coffee and chat about their condition. We met right after the excellent Sight Village event over the … Continue reading

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Call for Aniridia Network Ireland

By Eleanor from Ireland Three weeks ago I went to the Aniridia Network UK Meeting 2016 in London, it was my first time and I thoroughly enjoyed meeting people with the same eye condition as myself. I had never before … Continue reading

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Just when you thought it was all over

You’d think that after Saturday’s excellent conference we can all relax. Well yes one big to do list is in the bin but I’ve just written another one. Here it is: Create the online feedback survey and emailed it out … Continue reading

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Presentations & Exhibition at Meeting 2016

After the morning riding tandems and playing VI cricket, the Aniridia Network UK Meeting 2016 moved to nearby Holy Trinity church. Sitting down to for lunch gave us all more opportunities to chat, meet up with and make new friends. “Meeting … Continue reading

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