Motor Neurone Disease Appeal

The University of Sheffield has some of the best minds in the world working on MND (ALS) research. When you make a gift you'll bring hope to people suffering from the world's cruellest disease.

How you can help

About the Big Walk 2024

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Our passionate community of fundraisers are united in helping people with MND. Together we can make a huge difference.

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The impact of your support

3 ways your gift will make a difference:

  • You'll help to expand our research facilities, giving us more space and equipment for even more researchers.
  • You'll help people suffering from MND right now, by helping us to create more innovative therapies like the Head Up collar.
  • You’ll help to speed up investigations in the lab, bring more treatments to clinical trial and get new drugs into the hands of doctors caring for MND patients.

Every gift and every supporter will make a huge difference to our research.

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Sheffield's leading research talent

SITraN: a global centre for excellence

  • Opened by Queen Elizabeth II in 2010, SITraN is a leading global facility at the forefront of research for neurodegenerative diseases.
  • Successfully led 250 clinical studies to improve our understanding of neurological diseases and create new treatments.
  • Pioneered the development of 'Tofersen' for people with a genetic form of MND, a global breakthrough and turning point in MND treatment.