Congratulations to Dr Mike Daniels (a Postdoc in the Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences and UK Dementia Research Institute at Edinburgh) on been awarded the SULSA Early Career Prize for Understanding and Treating Disease in the Development and Regulation theme.
Dr Tilo Kunath (MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine) has worked with colleagues at the University of Manchester and Joy Milne, someone who can smell Parkinson’s, to identify molecules on the skin that change in people with the condition.
Congratulations to Dr Emily Sena (CAMARADES, Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences) and her co-authors at University of Bern on being 'Highly Commended' runners-up for the prestigious NC3R’s International Prize 2018.
Our Neuroresearchers Fund has received a welcome boost thanks to the generosity of two former Neuroscience Honours students (Hanna and Patrick Hillan) who married last year and asked their guests, in lieu of wedding gifts, to donate to the Neuroresearchers Fund.
The Centre for Cadiovascular Sciences has recently been awarded £3M from the British Heart Foundation to continue the BHF Centre of Research Excellence at Edinburgh (REA3).
Congratulations to Professor Seth Grant who has just recently been selected as the receipient of the FENS EJN Award, which is given in recognition of outstanding scientific work in all areas of neuroscience.
Congratulations to Professor Stephen Lawrie (Psychiatry) and Professor David Price (Centre for Discovery Brain Sciences) who have recently been elected as new Fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.
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.
Congratulations to Dr Jane Haley and Professor Tara Spires-Jones who have been elected as Term Members for EDAB. This is in recognition of their work leading engagement activities, particularly during Brain Awareness Week.
According to research led by Dr Louise Marryat at the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, two thirds of children in Scotland experience an adverse life event, such as domestic violence or parental drug misuse before the age of eight.