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Bright Minds - Piecing together the MND puzzle: from genetic discoveries to new treatments

Motor Neurone Disease (MND) affects up to 5,000 adults in the UK at one time. A person's lifetime risk of developing MND is up to 1 in 300. This debilitating disease, which affects the brain and…

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Fighting Motor Neurone Disease with the Sheffield Scanner

We are working to raise £2 million to establish a ground-breaking MRI-PET facility. MRI-PET is the most advanced imaging technology to date, and will transform our understanding of serious…

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Motor Neurone Disease and SOD1 explained

Explainer video for the Neuroscience Institute at The University of Sheffield. Explaining motor neurone disease and the SOD1 gene mutation and how we might treat it.

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How does DNA repair guard us against ALS?

Professor Sherif El-Khamisy led a study into the genetic and cellular malfunctions that lead to the symptoms of motor neuron disease. It found that the most common genetic cause of the illness was…

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Fighting Motor Neurone Disease with the Sheffield Scanner

We are working to raise £2 million to establish a ground-breaking MRI-PET facility. MRI-PET is the most advanced imaging technology to date, and will transform our understanding of serious…

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