Bridging the gap...

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Future Projects

MRI Study of the palate

We need to raise £275,000 to fund this project

Magnetic Resonance Imagining (MRI) is a powerful diagnostic tool, routinely used in hospitals – but not yet on cleft patients. The aim of this project is to use MRI to improve our understanding of the palate anatomy and to improve diagnostic tools and techniques. The results will aid surgeons in cleft repairs and enable more accurate diagnosis of errors in speech.

The video below shows the use of real-time MRI to give information to surgeons and speech and language therapists about the function of the patient's tongue and soft palate during speech.


Glue ear study

We hope to study the effect of a non-dairy formula on the incidence of glue ear in babies with cleft palate. 


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The Vitality London 10,000

Run through the heart of the capital for CLEFT, the Vitality London 10,000 is now established as one of London's premier running events!

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Charity Golf Day - Colchester Golf Club - 27th September 2018

Charity Golf Day – Colchester Golf Club 27th September 2018 Mark the date in your diary! Join us for a fun filled day of camaraderie as your team of four enjoys the lovely course at Colchester Golf Club. All profits go directly to CLEFT's charitable work now in its 11th year!


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