Our Fellows

The Lady Edith Wolfson Fellowship Programme attracts and develops the careers of outstanding young Clinical and Non-Clinical researchers in order to create the future scientific leaders in the field of MND Research. Find out more about our current fellows below.


Clinical Research Fellowships

The first Clinical Fellowship was awarded to Professor Martin Turner (who was Dr Martin Turner at the time) from the University of Oxford in 2008. The Clinical Fellowships are funded in a partnership with the Medical Research Council (MRC).

Our previous Clinical Research Fellows include:

Dr Pietro Fratta (University College London) | April 2015 - March 2019
Prof Martin Turner (University of Oxford) | August 2008 - July 2013 and August 2013 - August 2018
Dr Jemeen Sreedharan (Babraham Institute and King's College London) | June 2013 - February 2018
Dr Johnathan Cooper-Knock (University of Sheffield) | September 2012 - September 2015
Dr Jakub Scaber (University of Oxford) | August 2013 - August 2016
Dr Ceryl Harwood (University of Sheffield) | April 2009 - March 2012
Dr Robin Highley (University of Sheffield) | February 2009 - January 2012


Non-Clinical Fellowships

The first Non-Clinical Fellowship was awarded to Dr Russell McLaughlin from Trinity College Dublin in 2016. The Non-Clinical Fellowships are funded solely by the MND Association.

Our previous Non-Clinical Research Fellows include:

Dr Scott Allen (University of Sheffield) | January 2016 - March 2019




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