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Flipping bioinformatics for the NHS

The Genomics Education Programme of Health Education England developed a set of learning objectives and competencies for NHS staff to obtain in order to transform NHS to include genomic diagnostics…

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Synthetic Psychology

Traditional psychology and neuroscience can often struggle to fully understand how humans work. Synthetic psychology offers a complementary approach, taking theories and testing them out in robotic…

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Gene-based Therapy for Motor Neuron Diseases

Mimoun Azzouz, Professor of Translational Neuroscience, discusses and demonstrates the gene-based therapy for Motor Neurone Disease (MND) being carried out at the Institute.

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Parkinson's Disease Research at SITraN

Oliver Bandmann, Professor of Movement Disorders, gives an introduction to Parkinson's Disease and provides an oversight of the SITRaN research into treating the condition.

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A Beginner’s Guide to MND: How Mutations Can Kill Your Brain

Alejandro Lorente Pons, Neuroscience. Motor Neurone Disease (MND) is a neurodegenerative disease that causes great physical disability in patients. The reasons why this disease develops are mostly…

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Motor Neurone Disease – Our Clinical Research Programme at SITraN

Dr Christopher McDermott, Consultant Neurologist and 
Reader in Neurology at SITraN, gives an introduction to the research being done into understanding Motor Neurone Disease (MND) and how this…

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TiM - Telehealth in Motor Neurone Disease, a Pilot Study

Dr Esther Hobson, National Institute for Health Research 
Doctoral Research Fellow at SITraN, demonstrates 'TiM', a web-based pilot system for more effective long-term care of people with…

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MyNIV – Web Resource for Non-Invasive Ventilation

Filmmaker Cathy Soreny (Optical Jukebox) and Digital Consultant Rebecca Bartlet (Ammba) describe the processes and thinking behind 'myNIV', an online resource for patients, carers and…

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Non-Invasive Ventilation – Patient and Carer Experiences

Dr Susan Baxter, Research Fellow at the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), describes the technology and processes involved in Non-Invasive Ventilation, a treatment that may improve the…

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Making the most of touchscreen tablet devices for people with dementia

The availability of touchscreen tablet devices on the market has led to an increased interest in their potential usefulness for people with dementia, particularly for providing meaningful and…

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Economic evaluation of healthcare interventions for people with dementia – how can we take a broader societal perspective?

Economic evaluation of healthcare interventions follows the guideline produced by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). NICE recommends a Cost Utility Analysis (CUA) approach…

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A beta Interaction with Transthyretin and Human cystatin C

Amyloid beta deposition in the brain is the hallmark of Alzheimers disease. Co-deposition of other amyloidogenic proteins like transthyretin, human cystatin C have been found in the plaques along…

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Potential natural modulators of dementia related pathogenic species

Why do most of us only get dementia when we grow old? One suggestion is that in the young, some proteins interact with the species known to be involved in dementia preventing them from becoming…

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Hearing loss and cognitive decline

Hearing loss is generally underdiagnosed in the population but it is estimated to affect 1 in 6 people, and 2/3 of these will be over 65. One of the most common causes for hearing loss is presbycusis…

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Dementia Futures Conference 2015

Society’s response to dementia must be multi-faceted and at the University of Sheffield we have an impressive track record contributing to this response. Building on this and thinking ahead we…

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A novel approach to testing the executive and automatic aspects of language in Alzheimer’s Disease

The lack of treatment available for Alzheimer’s disease and the large number of people living with the disease advocate the need to develop tools for early and accurate diagnosis. An early…

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