£500K Grant Funding Awarded to Edinburgh Neuroscience Members for MND Research

£500K Grant Funding Awarded to Edinburgh Neuroscience Members for MND Research

 

Monday, 4 March, 2019

We are delighted to announce that Professor Siddharthan Chandran (Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences) and Professor Thomas Gillingwater (Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences) have been awarded ~500K of grant funding from Doddie Weir's 'My Name'5 Doddie Foundation' jointly with Professor Kevin Talbot at Oxford University to support their research into new drugs for Motor Neurone Disease. 

Professor Tom Gillingwater, co-collaborator on the project, said: "We are massively grateful to the My Name’5 Doddie Foundation for supporting our project. By bringing together two laboratories from Oxford and Edinburgh you are facilitating cutting-edge research that will use a combination of complementary techniques and approaches in order to identify effective new drugs for motor neurone disease."