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‘Hero’ proteins assemble to stop toxic clumps

‘Hero’ proteins assemble to stop toxic clumps

Reading Time: 5 minutes Much like fictional superheroes who are dedicated to protecting the vulnerable with their supernatural abilities, a newly discovered class of ‘Hero’ proteins with unusual properties can prevent toxic protein aggregation seen in several neurodegenerative disorders, such as MND. This finding may have potential for new treatments and applications in biotechnology.

Clinical Trials (Part 1) – Platform Presentations: Highlights from Perth

Clinical Trials (Part 1) – Platform Presentations: Highlights from Perth

Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog is part of the ‘Highlights from Perth’ collection of articles, where you can read about the content of some of the talks and posters presented at the 30th International Symposium on ALS/MND. All presentations have a code beginning with ‘C’ followed by a number (e.g. C50). This will help you locate the specific…

Introducing Riddhi – Research Information Co-ordinator

Introducing Riddhi – Research Information Co-ordinator

Reading Time: 3 minutes I’ve just joined the MND Association’s Research Development Team as a ‘Research Information Co-ordinator’.

You’ll probably see me across the blog, from writing posts on exciting updates in MND research to replying to your comments, so I thought it would be nice to introduce myself and a bit about my background (including how I used ladybirds in neurodegenerative diseases).