Prof Tara Spires-Jones (Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences) and colleagues have published a study investigating Alzheimer's, showing that a protein called clusterin builds up in vital parts of neurons, synapses, and may damage these links.
Congratulations to Sophie Quick (MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine) for winning the David Miller Young Scientist award at 13th International Conference on Cerebral Vascular Biology 2019.
Congratulations to Dr David Hunt (Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences), who has been awarded a prestigious 5-year award of £1.6m to study how abnormal immune activation affects the brain, especially its fragile network of small blood vessels.
Congratulations to PhD students Niamh MacSweeney (Clinical Psychology) and Anders Jespersen (Translational Neuroscience) for being awarded a £3,000 STEM Partnership Grant from the Royal Society.
Congratulations to Dr Patrick Kearns (Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences) and colleagues who have published a study in The Journal of Neurology, providing the first detailed snapshot of people affected by multiple sclerosis across Scotland.
Congratulations to Dr Jane Haley (Edinburgh Neuroscience) who has been awarded a Member of the Order of the British Empire in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in recognition for Services to Science Engagement and Education.
Congratulations to Prof Jon Stone (Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences) and colleagues who have published a study in Brain, finding that 80% of patients suffering from Functional Neurological Disorder still had symptoms in their arms and legs 14 years after the initial diagnosis.
Congratulations to Dr Gashirai Mbizvo (Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences), Dr Arpan Mehta (Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences) and Dr Patrick Kearns (Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic), who were awarded recipients and finalists at the Association of British Neurologists annual meeting, which took place in May.
Congratulations to Dr Veronique Miron (MRC Centre for Reproductive Health) and colleagues who have just published a study in Nature Neuroscience, which could be key to preventing disability progression in multiple sclerosis.