PhD Student Demonstrates her Skills and Collects Two Awards in the Process

Second year PhD student, Karishma Chhabria from the Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease, has recently been awarded two prizes for demonstrating her research skills. Karishma’s first prize was awarded for the ‘Best one-minute poster pitch’ in the Neuroimaging session at the Sheffield Neuroscience conference, 2017. The Sheffield neuroscience meeting was a one day…

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JG Graves Fellowships Awarded by the Medical School

Congratulations to Dr Ryan MacDonald and Dr Roger Thompson who have each been awarded a JG Graves Medical Research Fellowship by the Medical School to support their research in the Department of Infection, Immunity & Cardiovascular Disease. Dr Ryan MacDonald’s fellowship is entitled “Glial-Glial Interactions in Development and Disease”. Glial cells are a major component…

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Accelerating the development of treatments for Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease

Acetylon Pharmaceuticals, Inc., joins the long-standing collaboration between SITraN researcher Dr Andy Grierson and the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation (HNF). The aim of the collaboration is to develop treatments for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT), the most common inherited disorder of the peripheral nervous system which affects close to 3 million people worldwide. Acetylon, a leader in the…

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