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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SITraN Seminar: Monday 19 June 2017: 13:00 – 14:00: Dr Katie Lunnon, University of Exeter Medical School

Title:  “Epigenetics and Neurodegeneration” Speaker: Dr Katie Lunnon, Senior Lecturer in Epigenetics, University of Exeter Medical School Date: Monday 19 June 2017                                                   Venue: Rooms B02/B03, SITraN, 385a Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2HQ Biography Katie is a Senior Lecturer in Epigenetics at the University of Exeter Medical School, with a particular interest in dementia. Katie graduated…

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SITraN Seminar: Monday 05 December 2016: 13:00 – 14:00: Dr Niamh O’Sullivan, University of Dublin

Title: “Investigating the role of ER proteins in motor neuron degeneration” Speaker: Dr Niamh O’Sullivan, Lecturer, School of Biomolecular & Biomedical Science, University College Dublin Date: Monday 05 December 2016 Time: 13:00 – 14:00 Venue: Rooms B02/B03, SITraN, 385a Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2HQ Biography Dr Niamh O’Sullivan is a lecturer in neuroscience and genetics…

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