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News Archive

10.06.2014A healthy control – Dr Scott Allen
MND Association "Blogaday" for MND awareness month  - June 7, 2014  Dr Scott Allen is a Senior Post-doctoral Researcher at the Sheffield Institute for Translational Neurosci… Read more
29.05.2014Improving care for MND patients at the end of life
Sheffield MND Care and Research Centre staff foster excellence in professional care for people living with motor neuron disease (MND) How the end of life experience can be im… Read more
20.05.2014Green Impact: Double Gold for SITraN
Congratulations to our green impact team who have achieved fantastic results in this year’s Green Impact Awards: gold for SITraN overall, gold for the research laboratories an… Read more
20.05.2014The Big Send Off
The SITraN cycling team are taking off on their epic journey to the ENCALs conference in Belgium for the Streaking Meerkats fundraising effort. Please donate generously online… Read more
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