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News Archive

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
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
17.01.2016Celebrating our MSc and PhD graduates 2016
                    Professor Pam Shaw welcomes the families of our graduates to SITraN. On Friday 15 January 2016, SITraN and the Department of Neuroscience cele… Read more
10.01.2016Congratulations to Staff promotions and new appointments
With great pleasure, the Department of Neuroscience is able to announce three successes in the annual promotions round, effective from 1st January 2016, as well as two new app… Read more
21.12.201526th International Symposium on ALS/MND in Orlando, USA
A delegation from SITraN led by Director Professor Dame Pam Shaw presented their latest research on motor neuron disease (MND) at the 26th International Symposium on ALS/MND i… Read more
01.12.2015New Pilot Study: Vagus nerve stimulation in stroke recovery
SITraN scientists are planning the first ever trial of non-invasive vagus nerve stimulation in motor stroke recovery in collaboration with the Academic Department of Physiothe… Read more