There has been a very exciting new finding in our study of the genetics of congenital melanocytic naevi (CMN). We have discovered that the genetic change (called a mutation) that causes CMN and neurocutaneous melanosis is in a gene called NRAS. We found this gene mutation in 80% of the cases we…Details
By Louise (mother of Charlotte, age 2 yrs) As fliers were distributed to family, friends, neighbours and school book bags, I began to worry my love of quiz nights was not shared by the masses. But during the weeks that followed, there was a steady stream of requests for tickets and more often than not,…Details
Wes and I had only been married for 9 months when we found out I was pregnant. We were overjoyed at the thought of having a little one, it was like the icing on the cake. Anna-Grace made her appearance a week early in the small hours of 23rd March 2004. When Anna was born…Details
Check out the documentary on Dider, a small boy with extensive CMN. It features a Caring Matters Now Family Day and many of our CMN kids as well as Dr Kinsler and Mr Bulstrode from Great Ormond Street Hospital.