News Archive for the Department of Neuroscience

2011-2012

2012

University awarded project to examine chronic illness that wrecks lives - 16 May 2012

Sheffield clinician joins world bid to find a cure for Parkinson´s Disease - 16 May 2012

Professor acknowledged for pioneering work in gene therapy with prestigious EU award - 07 March 2012

Over £3.1 million will be invested in a state of the art NHS Clinical Research Facility - 07 March 2012

2009-2010

2010

World-leading motor neurone disease centre officially opened by Her Majesty The Queen - 18 November

University set to welcome Her Majesty The Queen - 4 November 2010

Study shows tranquil scenes have positive impact on brain - 16 September 2010

New therapy offers hope to Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) patients - 11 June 2010

Duke in Sheffield to see progress on pioneering MND Centre - 8 May 2010

MND Research Centre - The University of Sheffield has received the biggest single donation in its history - 30 March 2010

Advisory group set to inform future MND research - 24 February 2010

2009

Research breaks new ground for people with epilepsy - 27 November 2009

Combination Therapies needed to fight dementia - 12 November 2009

Motor neurone disease 'We just had to watch her fade away' - 08 September 2009

Motor neurone disease: a cruel end to a 50-year love affair - 28 August 2009

Work begins on the new state-of-the-art £12 million research institute.The Sheffield

Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN) - 21 July 2009

Myths dispelled on age-related Alzheimer's - 28 May 2009

Sheffield researchers unravel causes of Alzheimer's- 20 May 2009

The Parkinson's Disease Society funding for research into the possibility of slowing down the onset of Parkinson's disease.- 08 May 2009

2008-2007

2008

SITraN planning permission received - 16 December 2008

"It's too late to find a cure for me, but not for my son"- 03 December 2008

Motor Neurone Disease - 11 August - 2008

The Duke of Devonshire Visit - 09 May 2008

Grants from the Parkinson's Disease Society (PDS) to carry out ground-breaking research into finding a cure for the disease. - 04 February 2008

2007

Academic Fellowships - 28 August 2007

2005-2006

Michael J. Fox Foundation funds research for potential causes and treatments for Parkinson's Disease. 28 January 2005