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Scientists at the University of Sheffield believe the pioneering study represents a significant step towards unravelling the link between high levels of physical activity and the development of the neurodegenerative condition which affects approximately 5,000 people in the UK.
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.
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.
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.
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.