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30 chapters of MND research

Reading Time: 2 minutes During MND Awareness Month (1-30 June), we will be publishing a new post each day. Our ‘Project a Day’ series will celebrate the whole range of areas in which the MND Association funds research. Thanks to the generous donations of our supporters, we currently fund over 80 research projects, across five themes: Causes: These projects aim…

Nurturing the future of MND research – new opportunity for researchers

Reading Time: 2 minutes We are pleased to announce that as well as applications for our next round for PhD Studentship applications, we are also accepting applications for our brand new Non-Clinical Fellowship scheme. These fellowships are aimed at early career researchers across a range of disciplines, allowing them to take the reins of their very own research project. 

Improving Riluzole for MND

Reading Time: 5 minutes Victoria Pugh is studying for her PhD at the Universities of Bradford and Reading, which is funded by the MND Association. Under the leadership of Prof Marcus Rattray she is looking at the drug riluzole and how to make it better. Victoria also presented a poster of her research during the 24th International Symposium on ALS/MND…

May The Fourth Be With You – PhD Studentship Applications

Reading Time: 2 minutes Spring has finally sprung and so it’s now time to open our online summary application form for our next round of research grant applications. This round is for PhD studentship applications, for projects starting in October 2013. The deadline for summary applications is Friday 4 May 2012. Attracting promising researchers Through our successful PhD studentship…