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An insight into TDP-43 – An ENCALS 2015 meeting report

Reading Time: 3 minutes Medical Research Council (MRC)/ MND Association Lady Edith Wolfson Clinical Fellow, Dr Jakub Scaber, attended the European Network for a Cure of ALS (ENCALS) meeting from 21-23 May 2015. Reporting back from the event in Dublin, Dr Scaber summarised the TDP-43 session, including his presentation on recent developments in his own Association-funded research: The fifth…

From genes to the clinic: MND Association and ALS Association-funded researcher wins the ENCALS Young Investigator Award 2014

Reading Time: 3 minutes After attending the ENCALS meeting in May I was busy scheduling the ‘blog a day’ in June, which meant I didn’t get chance to actually report on any developments from the meeting. During our ‘blog a day’ we wrote a lot about genetics, in terms of the UK MND Whole Genome Sequencing project and the…

Cycling to ENCALS – “on yer bike”

Reading Time: 3 minutes Medical Research Council (MRC)/ MND Association Lady Edith Wolfson Clinical Research Fellow, Dr Johnathan Cooper-Knock, is based at the Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN), at the University of Sheffield. The Tour de France ends up in Sheffield a week today, so to get you into the cycling spirit, John blogs about the Sheffield to Leuven…

Discussing MND in Dublin

Reading Time: 5 minutes Delegates to last weekend’s ENCALS (European Network for the Cure of ALS) meeting in Dublin were met with uncharacteristic hot and sunny weather – enjoyed by the numerous Stag and Hen parties wandering the city centre, but not by the 200 people ensconced in the impressive, new Biomedical Sciences Institute at Trinity College, from 8am…