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.
Congratulations to Dr Barry McColl (Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences) and his research group, who are part of an international consortium, Stroke-ImPACT which was recently awarded €6M from Fondation Leducq to study the immunological mechanisms linking stroke and dementia.
Congratulations to Prof Tara Spires-Jones (Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences) and Dr Szu-Han Wang (Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences) for receiving a funding boost from Alzheimer’s Research UK to study Alzheimer's.
Congratulations to Dr Tom MacGillivray, Prof Craig Ritchie, Prof Bal Dhillon and Dr Graciela Muniz Terrera, in the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, for being among the first group of researchers to receive funding from the Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation through its Diagnostics Accelerator.
Congratulations to Prof Rustam Al-Shahi Salman (Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences) and colleagues who have recently published two studies published in The Lancet and The Lancet Neurology, indicating that people who suffer a brain haemorrhage can take common medicines without raising their risk of another stroke.
Congratulations to Prof Peter Kind (Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences) and colleagues who have recently published a study in Science Translational Medicine, showing that children with an inherited form of intellectual disability and autism could be helped by a medicine called lovastatin, commonly used to lower cholesterol, if used early in life.
Prof Mark Evans (Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences) and colleagues have published a study investigating cellular processes in the body, indicating that cells can rapidly rewire their communication networks to change their behaviour.
Congratulations to Professor Peter Sandercock and the late Professor John Starr for being among the 2019 Inspiring Physicians of The Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. They were nominated by Fellows and Members throughout the world.