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Vikki Wright

Vikki's English Channel Swim Challenge

Swimming the English Channel for Cure CJD, UCLH Charity because of our N8 colleague Diana Camidge

69 %
raised of £3,000 target
by 75 supporters
  • In memory of: Diana Camidge
  • Event: Channel swim, 20 Jun 2018 to 28 Jun 2018

Cure CJD, UCLH Charity

We have raised £258,742.97so far to develop a new treatment for CJD

Charity Registration No. 1165398


Diana Camidge sadly died in September 2016, aged 46, from an extremely rare prion disease called GSS or Gerstmann–Sträussler–Scheinker (similar to CJD) for which there is currently no cure. 

However there is real hope for the future -  the National Prion Unit
(NPU) have created a drug which could potentially treat this illness.
Once CJD is cured, GSS is cured!

All the NPU need is financial help to continue trials so that this drug therapy can be developed safely and effectively.

The Foundation Diana’s family and friends have set up The Diana Camidge Foundation in her memory with the prime objective of raising lots of funds for the NPU, which are donated to their charitable arm  The Cure CJD Campaign.

On the tide 20-28th June 2018 I hope to successfully swim the English Channel for this great cause.


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