Our fabulous Baker boy!


Steve Baker, who’s Twitter handle is, appropriately, @fabbakerboy, will be running the London marathon this Sunday for nystagmus research at Moorfields. Not content with just one marathon, Steve, who has congenital nystagmus himself, is also taking on this year the QE Marathon in March and the North Downs Way 50 mile ultramarathon in May. Steve … Continue reading Our fabulous Baker boy!

Our biggest ever investment in nystagmus research


Thanks to the generosity of our members, fundraisers and supporters and our longstanding partnership with Fight for Sight, the UK’s leading eye research charity, the Nystagmus Network is delighted to be able to announce our biggest ever funding commitment to nystagmus research. At the Nystagmus Network nystagmus research workshop in September 2018, charity trustees asked … Continue reading Our biggest ever investment in nystagmus research

Nystagmus research conference 2019


The Nystagmus Network will once again be hosting a UK nystagmus research conference in 2019. Following the success of last year’s event, attended by research and clinical teams from the Universities of Cardiff, Sheffield, Plymouth and Southampton and from Moorfields Eye Hospital and Fight for Sight, the charity will be funding a further event with … Continue reading Nystagmus research conference 2019

Can I tell you about nystagmus?


The Nystagmus Network is delighted to share news of the launch today of a brand new book about nystagmus. Written by Nadine Neckles, the book looks at nystagmus from a child’s point of view and provides insights for parents and professionals alike. Nadine is a friend of the Nystagmus Network and previously contributed an article … Continue reading Can I tell you about nystagmus?

Fundraising? It’s a Colson family affair


The Colson family are serious about fundraising for nystagmus research. Sisters Laura and Ellie are taking part in the Peak District Ultra Challenge this summer, their first ever ultra marathon, whilst their brother, Ryan, CEO of the family firm, Colson Skips, is getting his entire workforce right behind them. If you’d like to sponsor Laura … Continue reading Fundraising? It’s a Colson family affair

Raising nystagmus awareness in 2019


The Nystagmus Network works tirelessly to raise awareness of nystagmus, not only on Nystagmus Awareness Day but throughout the year. Why raise awareness? We firmly believe that the more people who know about nystagmus and understand its effects, the better life will be for the adults and children affected by the condition. New for 2019 We’ve revised … Continue reading Raising nystagmus awareness in 2019

Who’s up for a challenge?


Push Yourself Further – 10 great events in 2019 New for 2019 – the Nystagmus Network has partnered up with Action Challenge to bring you 10 fundraising challenges. Ellie and Laura have already signed up. What’s stopping you?! Are you a regular walker and new to endurance events? Perhaps a seasoned trekker looking for testing … Continue reading Who’s up for a challenge?