Number 1 in the UK for biomedical research excellence

Research Excellence Framework 2014

We are a world-leading centre for research into neurodegenerative diseases.

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Welcome to Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience

SITraN is dedicated to research into motor neuron disease and related neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson's, Alzheimer’s disease and stroke.

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Study with us

Our postgraduate MSc courses and research degrees offer students a springboard into a career in neurosciences. New Msc courses in Translational Pathology[Neuroscience] and Genomic Medicine start in September 2015.

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World-class research

From basic neuroscience research to novel therapies and clinical trials - our aim is to improve the lives of patients with neurodegenerative disorders and their families worldwide.

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Laboratory at SITraN

Working with Business and Industry

We have a strong track record of Knowledge Exchange involving commercialisation of research, clinical trials and provision of training and continuing professional development to the Health sector and related industries.

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