Friday October 20th saw the welcome return of CRY’s Annual Medical Conference to an ‘in person’ event (following three years of remote access) – with a new venue for 2023, The Curve Lecture Theatre at the heart of St George’s, University of London, fittingly the home of CRY’s internationally acclaimed research programme and the CRY Centre of Cardiac Pathology
Last Thursday (26 October) saw the launch of the #MSPSupport4CRY campaign in the Scottish Parliament, championed by the friends and family of former political aide, David Hill, who tragically died from a previously undiagnosed heart condition last year (19 March 2022).
After dedicating over 3 decades to the noble cause of Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) the organisation’s founder and former CEO, Alison Cox MBE, has made the decision to step back and retire. With warm regards from CRY’s Chairman, Hugh Mulcahey, we invite you to delve into the full column & the remarkable story of Alison Cox as she gracefully concludes her extraordinary and unwavering journey with CRY.
The CRY Great Cake Bake is back for another year as part of Raising Awareness Week 2023. Whether you want to hold a bake sale at your school, university, workplace or in your local community; we are excited to bake with you once again this year.
CRY’S Screening Team Returns to the Isle of Man as Local Fundraisers Reach the Impressive Milestone of 10,000 Cardiac Tests Carried out on the Island
For 16 years, an inspiring fundraising organisation based on the Isle of Man – Craig’s Heartstrong Foundation – has been dedicated to helping to prevent sudden cardiac death in young people by bringing CRY’s screening
Participants are challenged to complete 12 miles by either Walking, Running, Cycling or Swimming. This can be done over the week, in one go or over a few days, but must be within Raising Awareness Week. The challenge officially starts on Saturday 25th November 2023 and will end on Sunday 3rd December 2023.
Leading researchers associated with the charity, Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) head up a pioneering panel of experts, discussing latest findings, thought-leadership and clinical guidance relating to the prevention and better understanding of sudden cardiac death in young people.
The academic – and interactive – event at the Royal Society of Medicine, as part of the esteemed “Medicine and Me” series (an ongoing programme of meetings which aim to provide an outline of current best practice and future updates around important health conditions).
“Best of the Best” – CRY Research Fellow reflects on his recent accolade at international cardiac conference
CRY’s Research Fellows – both past and present – spend much of their time writing and submitting manuscripts based on their projects as well as travelling to UK and international conferences to present their key findings and to lead discussions which help to further the understanding of the causes of young sudden cardiac death (YSCD)
Rolls-Royce to support CRY by funding ‘free’ cardiac screenings for young people over the next five years
Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) will now be able to add 20 more dates to its “heart screening calendar” through a generous new partnership with Rolls-Royce Submarines Ltd. It’s all thanks to the efforts of one of its employees; one of CRY’s long-standing campaigners and fundraisers, Dave Hughes.
CRY invited to take centre stage at prestigious summer conference in association with the Royal Society of Medicine
Leading researchers associated with Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) will this week head up a pioneering panel of experts, discussing latest findings, thought-leadership and clinical guidance relating to the prevention and better understanding of sudden cardiac death in young people.
The impact of exercise and physical activity on young people living with a heart condition is an issue that often comes up at myheart meetings or is discussed amongst our members
Recently, two important research reviews – spearheaded by doctors who both have an association with CRY’s research programme – have been published in Heart (the journal of the British Cardiac Society) to help ‘unpick’ some of the myths regarding physical activity and inherited heart conditions and to clarify whether exercise really can be the best medicine.
We are sad to share the news that CRY Patron, Kathryn Harries OBE died on 26th May aged 72 after a 2 year long battle with cancer. Kathryn was a renowned soprano operatic singer and
85 young people screened for ‘hidden heart’ conditions thanks to funding from the Hospital Saturday Fund
A generous grant from the healthcare charity, The Hospital Saturday Fund, has supported a screening session held at the CRY National Screening Centre in Leatherhead, Surrey (27 May 2023), which lead to 85 young people
The Royal Society of Medicine is presenting a one-day conference in association with the charity Cardiac Risk in the Young, about the latest developments in our understanding of the causes and prevention of young sudden cardiac death, and how to ensure the best quality of life for those living with diagnosed cardiac conditions.