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18.03.2021

​​​​​​​New gene therapy innovation centre to advance scientific discoveries into life-changing treatments

A pioneering gene therapy innovation centre at the University of Sheffield is set to advance scientific discoveries into promising treatment options for millions of patients with life-threatening diseases. 

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09.03.2021

Sheffield scientists awarded £1.2 million to design Parkinson’s drug

Scientists from the University of Sheffield have been awarded £1.2 million to develop a drug to protect dopamine-producing brain cells and slow down the progression of Parkinson’s Disease.

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15.02.2021

New study suggests genetic testing could be appropriate for all motor neuron disease (MND) patients whether or not they have a family history of the disease

Research from the Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN) suggests that routine genetic testing may be appropriate for all MND patients and could impact disease subclassification and clinical care.

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18.11.2020

SITraN: Ten Years of Impact

Officially unveiled by Her Majesty The Queen in November 2010, the University of Sheffield’s Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN) is unlike any other in the world. We are taking a look back at a decade of advances in neuroscience whilst looking to the future of research in Sheffield.

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22.09.2020

New partnership to take potential treatment for motor neurone disease (MND) into clinical trials

Researchers from the University of Sheffield’s Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN) have been awarded a $700,000 drug development grant to progress a potential targeted therapy for motor neurone disease (MND) into clinical trials.

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