SITraN Seminar: Monday 18 September 2017: 13:00 – 14:00: Professor Jackie Hunter, Chief Executive Officer of Benevolent Bio, London

Title:  “The importance of AI on Drug Discovery” Speaker:  Professor Jackie Hunter, Chief Executive, Benevolent Bio, CBE PhD HonDSc FMedSci FBPharmacolS FRSB Venue: Rooms B02/B03, SITraN, 385a Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2HQ Background Jackie Hunter is the Chief Executive Officer of Benevolent Bio. Benevolent Bio unites traditional pharmaceutical development methodology with Artificial Intelligence to augment…

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SITraN Seminar: Monday 11 September 2017: 13:00 – 14:00: Maike Glitsch, Associate Professor of Biomedical Science, University of Oxford

Title:  “Proton-sensing receptors and brain cells in health and disease” Speaker:   Maike Glitsch, Associate of Biomedical Science, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford Venue: Rooms B02/B03, SITraN, 385a Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2HQ Background Maike Glitsch gained a degree in Biological Sciences in 1995 (University of Göttingen and Max Planck Institute…

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SITraN Seminar: Monday 08 May: 13:00 – 14:00 – Professor David Attwell, Jodrell Professor of Physiology, University College London

Title:  “The role of capillary pericytes in controlling brain blood flow in health and disease” Speaker:  Professor David Attwell, Jodrell Professor of Physiology, University College London Venue: Rooms B02/B03, SITraN, 385a Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2HQ Background David Attwell studied physics in Oxford, and then did a PhD in neuroscience with Julian Jack. After a post-doc…

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SITraN Seminar: Monday 03 April: 13:00 – 14:00 – Dr Roger Barker, University of Cambridge, Department of Clinical Neurosciences

Title:       “The New Experimental Therapeutic Landscape in Parkinson’s Disease” Speaker:   Dr Roger Barker, University of Cambridge, Department of Clinical Neurosciences Venue:      Rooms B02/B03, SITraN, 385a Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2HQ Background Roger Barker is the Professor of Clinical Neuroscience and Honorary Consultant in Neurology at the University of Cambridge and at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. …

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myTube launch: an educational resource on tube feeding in MND

Date: Thurs 30th March, 13:00-15:45 Location: SITraN (Sheffield Institue for Translational Neuroscience), 385a Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2HQ SITraN and Sheffield MND Care Centre recently launched myTube – an online education resource about gastrostomy tube feeding in MND, aimed at patients and carers. It is also of great value to professional carers and Health Care…

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