The causes of MND are thought to be a combination of factors and we have a number of research projects trying to identify them.
People living with and affected by MND tell us that progressing research and increasing our understanding of MND to find effective treatments and a cure is the key priority for them.
More information about the causes of MND is available in our Overview of MND research information sheet.
What caused my MND?*
The cause of MND is thought to be a combination of factors
Research into the causes of MND
We fund a number of projects trying to identify the causes of MND.
What goes wrong in motor neurones?†
Research has provided evidence of disruption to many processes.
*Image kindly provided by Dr Martin Turner, University of Oxford
†Image kindly provided by Prof Chandran's laboratory, University of Edinburgh
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