Me in a snapshot

I am frequently asked how so much has happened to one person, and when it all happened! I thought it might be easier to give a quick snapshot with a timeline. I have hyperlinked where there is a corresponding blog entry, if you are so inclined. 0-16 1993-2009: HAPPY AS LARRY. Besides childhood asthma, honestly […]

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Morgan Mansell Prize: The 2020 Victorian Melanoma Researcher of the Year

Congratulations to Dr Emily Lelliot on being awarded the Morgan Mansell Prize for the Young Victorian Melanoma Researcher of the Year for 2020. Dr Lelliot’s research entitled “Examining the effects of targeted therapies on anti-tumor immunity in melanoma” shows some exciting findings; and due to her and other talented young Aussie researchers – we are […]

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Check4Spots Day – Latest News

Thanks everyone for helping make the inaugural Morg’s Check4Spots Day (30 January) such a success.  The message for everyone to book a skin check (or at the very least – to grab a partner to look at those hard to see areas) appears to have been spread far and wide; and further accelerated by posts […]

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Morgan Mansell Fund – Donate

To donate to the Morgan Mansell Fund (a sub-fund of the Australian Community Foundation) and help support the amazing research that is being undertaken towards finding a cure for melanoma, please visit: https://donate.communityfoundation.org.au/donate-morgan-mansell-fund Every donation, no matter how small, can make a difference towards finding that cure. All donations are tax deductible, and 100% of […]

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Morgan Mansell Prize (melanoma): Latest news

Morgan Mansell Prize: The 2020 Victorian Melanoma Researcher of the Year Congratulations to Dr Emily Lelliot on being awarded the Morgan Mansell Prize for the Young Victorian Melanoma Researcher of the Year for 2020. Dr Lelliot’s research entitled “Examining the effects of targeted therapies on anti-tumor immunity in melanoma” shows some exciting findings; and due […]

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Morgan Mansell Prize (melanoma): About

In December 2019, Melanoma Research Victoria honoured Morgan and her inspiring story by establishing the Morgan Mansell Prize for the most outstanding melanoma research project.  The Morgan Mansell Prize (Young Melanoma Researcher of the Year) is to be awarded annually and in perpetuity until a cure for melanoma is found, and will be adjudicated upon […]

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Morgan Mansell Fund – Latest News

The Morgan Mansell Fund (established in early 2019) aims to carry on Morgan’s desire to provide support for and to generate funds for research into a cure for melanoma and MS.  The Morgan Mansell Fund is so very proud to announce that as of November 2019, $26,000 has been raised and that every last cent […]

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CHECK4SPOTS DAY – STUFF YOU NEED TO KNOW

Although it won’t bring Morgan back, the message is quite simple: 30 January (Morgan’s birthday) is Check4Spots Day and your annual reminder to do just that. By identifying melanoma in its early stages, the good news is that 90% of people can be treated successfully. So if you haven’t had a skin check in the […]

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About the Morgan Mansell Fund

The Morgan Mansell Fund has been established to carry on Morgan’s mission to do what she could to support research into finding a cure for the diseases that not only afflicted her but many others throughout the world.  The MMF aims to hold at least one major fundraiser each year; please like the Facebook page […]

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A TRIBUTE TO A BEAUTIFUL GIRL

Dear world.  It’s Morgan’s mum and dad here.  If you have been following her on Instagram http://www.instagram.com/dontmswithmorgs/ you will be aware that despite her selfless courage over these past few years fighting multiple sclerosis and CTLA4 deficiency, she succumbed to melanoma cancer in October 2018.   She was just

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When nothing goes to plan

So where was I the last time I blogged? Had just had a modified radical neck dissection and was waiting on pathology results Was planning for an allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplant And what was the outcome of these? Modified radical neck dissection: unsuccessful Allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplant: didn’t happen Sigh. After I woke […]

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