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News Archive

11.04.2022World Parkinson's Day - UK Parkinson’s Clinical Study Group
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29.07.2021Innovative gene therapy programme paves the way for new treatments for neurodegenerative diseases
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11.06.2021Frequent strenuous exercise increases the chance of developing MND in genetically at risk individuals
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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 w… Read more
09.03.2021Sheffield scientists awarded £1.2 million to design Parkinson’s drug
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15.02.2021New 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
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18.11.2020SITraN: Ten Years of Impact
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22.09.2020New partnership to take potential treatment for motor neurone disease (MND) into clinical trials
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10.07.2020Encouraging early study for investigational drug in people with motor neurone disease
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21.11.2019Royal recognition for neuroscience research at the University of Sheffield
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17.10.2019Dr Hautbergue elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Biology
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10.09.2019Dr Laura Ferraiuolo wins 2019 Paulo Gontijo Award
Dr Laura Ferraiuolo, from the Department of Neuroscience and Sheffield Institute of Translational Neuroscience (SITraN), has achieved international recognition for her work to… Read more
06.02.2019Liver drug trialled in Parkinson’s patients as novel treatment approach
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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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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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