SITraN Lunchtime Seminar: Monday 02 July 2018, 13:00 – 14:00: Professor Rita Horvath, Professor of Neurogenetics, Newcastle University

Title: “The role of tRNA synthetases in neurological and neuromuscular disorders” Speaker:  Professor Rita Horvath,  Professor of Neurogenetics,  Institute of Human Genetics, Newcastle University  Venue: Rooms B02/B03, SITraN, 385a Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2HQ Research Interests Nuclear genes in mitochondrial disease Mitochondrial disorders are a heterogeneous group of rare diseases that result from deficiency in cellular energy production….

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SITraN Seminar: Monday 16 January 2017: 13:00 – 14:00 – Baroness Susan Greenfield, Neuro-Bio Ltd

Title: “A novel approach to neurodegeneration” Speaker: Baroness Susan Greenfield, Neuro- Bio Ltd, Abingdon, Oxfordshire Date: Monday 16 January 2017 Venue: Rooms B02/B03, SITraN, 385a Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2HQ Biography Baroness Susan Greenfield CBE, is a British scientist, writer, broadcaster and member of the House of Lords. Specialising in the physiology of the brain,…

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Industrial Strength research: Old drugs, new uses

The Medical Research Council (MRC) has led the way in finding new approaches to link up academic and industry researchers. Three years ago, in a pioneering deal with AstraZeneca (AZ), 15 projects were funded in which groups of academic researchers are investigating alternative uses for compounds that are no longer being developed by the company….

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