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2018
09.04.2018Detecting diminished dopamine-firing cells inside the brain could reveal earliest signs of Alzheimer’s disease
A new link between diminished input from dopamine-firing cells deep inside the brain and the ability to form new memories could be crucial in detecting the earliest signs of… Read more
29.03.2018A new collaboration with Bangladesh
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14.03.2018New website launch for NIHR Sheffield Biomedical Research Centre
The Sheffield Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) is focused on the pull through of translational neuroscience discoveries in neurodegeneration, neuroinflammation and cerebrovasc… Read more
09.02.2018Two Day Hackathon To Improve Medicine & Healthcare - March 2018
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2017
12.10.2017SITraN High Content Screening Picture Competition 2017 Winner Announced
The competition ran from Monday 16th October until 30th October Tweeters voted for their favourite image generated by the PerkinElmer Opera Phenix™ High-Content scre… Read more
07.09.2017Video information website myTube, by patients for patients is named 'Nutrition Resource of 2017' by top public health & primary care nutrition publication
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20.07.2017C9orf72 repeat expansion drives neurodegeneration by inducing DNA damage and compromising DNA repair
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05.07.2017New Target to fight Motor Neurone Disease using gene therapy uncovered by Neuroscientists at the University of Sheffield
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28.03.2017MyTube Launch invitation - Thursday 30th March 2017
Invitation to the myTube website launch and learning event Date: Thurs 30th March, 13:00-15:45 Location: SITraN (Sheffield Institue for Translational Neuroscience), 385a Glo… Read more
28.03.2017MyTube Launch
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09.03.2017Keapstone Therapeutics launched in world-first partnership to develop new drugs for Parkinson’s
In a partnership that is the first of its kind, Keapstone Therapeutics will combine world-leading research from the University with funding and expertise from the charity to h… Read more
2016
12.10.2016Good cells turn bad
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19.08.2016The latest state of the art imaging equipment bought by you- Thank you from SITraN
The latest state of the art imaging equipment bought by you- Thank you from SITraN This story starts with our research findings taking us down a road of smaller and smaller b… Read more
04.08.2016Promoting the discovery of new treatments for Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia
Hereditary spastic paraplegia (HSP) is a genetically heterogeneous motor neuron disorder that causes significant gait disturbance and disability. There are at least 40 differe… Read more
22.02.2016Dementia Road Show Events in Yorkshire and Humber
Encouraging health care professionals to become involved in dementia research is the aim of a series of events organised by Division 4 staff of the Yorkshire and Humber Clinic… Read more
09.02.2016PVC Dame Pam Shaw gives prestigious Croonian Lecture
Our new Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health, Professor Dame Pam Shaw, has been selected to give the prestigious Croonian Lecture at The Royal… Read more
02.02.2016Getting involved in dementia research
The new website of the South Yorkshire Dementia Research Advisory Group (SYDEM-RAG) is now up and running and provides a wealth of information on dementia research in the wide… Read more
27.01.2016Accelerating the development of treatments for Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease
Acetylon Pharmaceuticals, Inc., joins the long-standing collaboration between SITraN researcher Dr Andy Grierson and the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation (HNF). The aim of the… Read more
20.01.2016Can you stop my multiple sclerosis?
The trial of a new multiple sclerosis (MS) treatment in Sheffield led by Professor Basil Sharrack, Director of the Sheffield MS Research Clinic, and Professor John Snowden, Di… Read more
19.01.2016Industrial Strength research: Old drugs, new uses
The Medical Research Council (MRC) has led the way in finding new approaches to link up academic and industry researchers. Three years ago, in a pioneering deal with AstraZene… Read more