Motor Neuron Disease Study Day 2016

All medical, health and social care professionals are invited to an educational motor neuron disease (MND) study day on  with MND specialists at the Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN) on Thursday 14th April 2016. The study day will give an overview of future MND projects and interactive learning from MND case studies – for…

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Crest Gold Award for SITraN Summer Student

SITraN Summer student Nemah Mabger, pictured below, received the British Science Association’s CREST Gold award (CREativity in Science and Technology) for her placement in the SITraN RNA research laboratory. The year 12 student from Tapton School in Sheffield was awarded a Nuffield scholarship to investigate TDP-43 proteinopathy in motor neuron-like inducible cell models for motor…

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Soak A Scientist for MND Awareness

  Following the motto “EveryAugustUntilACure”, SITraN PhD students Jodie Stephenson and Alejandro Lorente Pons organised a revival of last year’s Ice Bucket Challenge for Motor Neurone Disease (MND), also known as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). For a small donation towards MND research, visitors to Endcliffe Park in Sheffield had a chance to drench the scientists…

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