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On the ninth day of Christmas MND research gave to me: Nine Ice Bucket Challenge Researchers

Reading Time: < 1 minute “On the ninth day of Christmas MND research gives to you… NINE MND researchers doing the ice bucket challenge!” Looking back on 2014, what were your highlights? Well, during the International Symposium on ALS/MND it’s a bit of a tradition to recap on the biomedical and clinical highlights of the event. Prof Ludo Van Den…

Working towards a world free of MND

Reading Time: 2 minutes Over the last few days and weeks the money being raised for the MND ice bucket challenge has risen unexpectedly and astonishingly. As a scientist, this is exciting for me because I see the possibilities of what we can achieve with the extra funds. It’s so important people know that their contributions make a real…

Very ‘ice’ research

Reading Time: 3 minutes The ALS #icebucketchallenge, which started in America, has now well and truly hit the UK! The social media craze has seen thousands of people getting involved in raising awareness of ‘ALS’( the most common form of MND), and funds for the Association, by placing a bucket of ice-cold water over their heads. But what happens…