Sheffield Institute for
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News Archive

16.05.2014Find out more about SITraN's research at free public lectures next week
Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN) is one of the world leading centres for research into neurodegenerative disorders. Come and find out more about the… Read more
15.05.2014Competition “The Art in the Science of Motor Neuron Disease Research”
As part of a project for the Festival of the Mind 2014, we are launching an exciting competition entitled "The Art in the Science of Motor Neurone Disease Research". This pro… Read more
01.05.2014Out Now: SITraN Newletter April 2014
Out Now: SITraN Newletter April 2014 We have put together all our latest news and highlights from SITraN for you to browse - our research news, features on drug re-purposing … Read more
04.04.2014Good Luck to our resident fundraisers
As many of you know a number of our SITraN colleagues and friends are running the Sheffield half marathon this Sunday, while our department manager Kevin is doing the Paris ma… Read more
04.04.2014Professor Annalena Venneri appointed as new Scientific Director at St. Camillo, Institute for Health Care Research and Rehabilitation
Professor Annalena Venneri, Head of the Translational Neuropsychology Group in the Department of Neuroscience at the University of Sheffield has been appointed as the new Scie… Read more
26.03.2014Parkinson's UK Interview with Dr. Heather Mortiboys
The UK’s leading Parkinson’s research charity Parkinson’s UK has chosen Dr. Heather Mortiboys at the Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN) for a prestigi… Read more
18.03.2014Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Study Day Date: Thursday 8th May 2014
All medical, health and social care professionals are invited to an educational study day with MND and Palliative Care specialists at the Sheffield Institute for Translational… Read more
14.03.2014Neurocare funds cutting edge microscope to advance SITraN research
A key piece of equipment for SITraN has been generously funded by the Sheffield based charity Neurocare and is now being installed at the Sheffield Institute for Translational… Read more
13.03.2014Sheffield Researchers Streak Towards The Finishing Line
A neuroscientist and a lab coat wearing meerkat are among a special group of 36 runners limbering up for this year’s Sheffield Half Marathon. The Streaking Meerkats have been… Read more
04.03.2014SITraN Open Day 11 July 2014
SITraN will once again open its doors for its annual public open day to give visitors an insight into the research undertaken at the Institute. Everyone is invited to join i… Read more
22.02.2014SITraN welcomes their patron Stuart Keane, the Hunslet Hawks and Ex-Parkside Players.
The visitors came to present Professor Pam Shaw with a generous donation towards a new Live-Imaging System and a Hunslet Hawks team shirt. Read more on the visit and our gener… Read more
07.02.2014Congratulations on SITraN staff promotions
We are delighted to congratulate our Departmental staff who have achieved promotion this Year: Dr Oliver Bandmann, Professor of Movement Disorders Neurology and Dr Stephen Wha… Read more
05.02.2014Fundraising Team go the Extra Mile
Big hearted fundraisers from Chesterfield Royal Hospital and the University of Sheffield have raised over £4,000 to help one of the country's leading medical research programm… Read more
23.01.2014“2014in2014” campaign launched at SITraN
How far would you go to fight motor neurone disease? 2,014 miles to run and cycle in the course of 2014 is the challenge the brothers Pete and John Collins and their friend A… Read more
15.01.2014Regulars at one of Doncaster’s oldest pubs raise nearly £4000 for SITraN
Customers of the newly-refurbished Salutation pub in Doncaster have raised nearly £4000 in just a few months for the Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN… Read more
10.01.2014Sheffield Dementia Research Forum: Promoting multidisciplinary exchange
Virtual human modelling, binaural sound immersion and enhanced living space approaches added to the more classical areas of dementia research of neuropathology, neuropsycholog… Read more
01.01.2014Damehood for Professor Pamela Shaw
Professor Pamela Shaw, Professor of Neurology, is one of only 16 figures across the country to be given a Damehood in recognition of her extraordinary contribution to neurosci… Read more
02.12.2013New protein could hold the key to stopping Parkinson's
Tigar, a newly discovered protein in the world of Parkinson's, could be the key to stopping the degenerative disease according to research from the University of Sheffield. S… Read more
27.09.2013New insights in progression of motor neurone disease
Comparing rapidly progressing with slowly progressing MND mouse models revealed key differences in major molecular pathways and the way the protective systems of the body resp… Read more
17.09.2013SITraN Open Day 2013
On the afternoon of Tuesday 17th September 2013 SITraN welcomed over a 100 visitors during the Institute’s second annual public open day. Visitors included patients, carers, f… Read more