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For academics: explore our research

For academics: explore our research

The scientific details of our current research projects.

Project Name Primary Location Principal Investigatorsort ascending
A potential role for synapses in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis Edinburgh Spires-Jones, Tara
Edinburgh Brain Bank Edinburgh Smith, Colin
Investigating links between MND and RNA biology St Andrews Sleeman, Judith
The cell and molecular biology of neurodegenerative disease Edinburgh Skehel, Paul
Elucidating RNA metabolism changes underlying the progressive neural cell biology of ALS Edinburgh Sibley, Chris
Stem cell disease modelling to investigate mechanisms of selective vulnerability of motor neurons Edinburgh Selvaraj, Bhuvaneish T
Biomedicine, Self and Society Edinburgh Pickersgill, Martyn
Social Dimensions of Biomedicine Edinburgh Pickersgill, Martyn
Cardiovascular and organ pathology in spinal muscular atrophy Aberdeen Parson, Simon
CARE-MND Edinburgh Pal, Suvankar
Identifying novel neuroprotective mechanisms in motor neurone disease Edinburgh Murray, Lyndsay
Pathophysiological disease mechanisms underlying motor neuron dysfunction in MND St Andrews Miles, Gareth
Investigating the role of TDP-43 in ALS Dundee McGurk, Leeanne
Studying myelinated axon biology using zebrafish Edinburgh Lyons, David
Delineating the role of defects in the ubiquitin--proteasome system in MND Glasgow Kurz, Thimo
Cellular and molecular anatomy of the human neuromuscular junction Edinburgh Jones, Ross
Molecular characterisation of underlying systemic pathologies in spinal muscular atrophy Glasgow Hunter, Gillian
High-resolution imaging of synaptic integrity in MND Dundee Henstridge, Chris
Signaling pathways to degeneration and resilience Edinburgh Hardingham, Giles
Understanding the molecular pathogenesis of clinical heterogeneity in motor neuron disease Edinburgh Gregory, Jenna
Developing new therapies for motor neurone disease (SMA and ALS) Edinburgh Gillingwater, Tom
Modelling MND using human induced pluripotent stem cells Edinburgh Chandran, Siddharthan
MND-SMART Clinical Trial Edinburgh Chandran, Siddharthan
Neuromuscular junctions (NMJs) as therapeutic targets in MND Aberdeen Bewick, Guy
New drugs that stabilise motor axons (UK Spinal Muscular Atrophy Consortium) Edinburgh Becker, Catherina
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