Construction begins on new multi-million gene therapy innovation centre
A groundbreaking event has been held to mark the start of construction work for a new gene therapy innovation centre, which is set to advance scientific discoveries and promising treatment options for many life-threatening diseases.
Heart disease causes early brain dysfunction and can treble key Alzheimer’s protein
Heart disease can directly cause brain dysfunction early on which could lead to dementia and can treble the amount of an Alzheimer’s protein in the brain, say scientists.
Congratulations to Professor Christopher McDermott for being awarded the prestigious Research Professorship for his work on motor neuron disease
The professorship will enable Chris to improve the care that people living with motor neurone disease (MND) receive, and help more patients living with this terminal neurodegenerative disease take part in clinical trials.
Sheffield scientists welcome £50 million investment to accelerate MND research
Sheffield scientists have welcomed the government’s £50 million investment to accelerate motor neurone disease (MND) research to bring effective treatments for patients living with the terminal neurodegenerative disease.