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Housebuilder set to build funds for rare skin condition

17 November 2012

Persimmon Homes East Midlands is to support the little known cause of Dermatology Research into Vascular Birthmarks and Abnormalities.

The desperate need for money to fund research, which is being carried out at Great Ormond Street Hospital, has been highlighted by one of the developer’s consultants Tim Slater.

Tim’s daughter Bethan-May was born with a very rare skin condition, which has now left her covered with purple lesions from head to toe.

She was the first child in the country to be treated by Great Ormond Street for the condition - Glomuvenous Malformations - and has now been seen by doctors more than 100 times.

Tim said: “Laser treatment is helping control of the lesions, but research is still needed to find a way into stopping progression of GVM.  So we continue to fundraise for the Dermatology Team at Great Ormond Street.”

Cheryl Bissett, sales and marketing director of Persimmon Homes East Midlands, said: “We are delighted to be able to support and raise awareness of such a worthwhile yet little known charity.

“Tim has been working hard to raise money for Great Ormond Street’s research into this skin problem and Persimmon Homes East Midlands is now adding its weight to that fund raising.”

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