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Developing treatments

These projects aim to test the effectiveness of potential treatments. They aim to test potential treatments from the laboratory stage to the clinical trial environment. Read the latest news on developing treatments on our MND Research blog.

An asterisk (‘*’) next to a title marks the research projects that directly involve animals.

Biomedical projects

Developing models to test new treatments for MND (983-797)*
Preventing TDP-43 deposits in motor neurones (837-791)*
Correcting the early damage seen in interneurones in the zebrafish (835-791)*
Novel therapeutic strategies to prevent toxicity in C9ORF72-related MND (846-791)*
The role of exosomes in MND and the therapeutic effect of mesenchymal stem cells (848-791)*
Exploring the potential of manipulating the heat shock response pathway for ALS therapy (858-791)*

Healthcare projects

Investigating the efficacy and safety of low-dose interleukin-2 treatment to control neuroinflammation in ALS (MIROCALS) (80-971-797)

Fellowships

Investigating viability of newly created neurone-muscle connections in mice (965-799)*

PhD Studentships

Testing the effect of antisense oligonucleotides on iPSC-derived motor neurones (886-792)

Last updated: 1 October 2017

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