Northern Ireland joins MND-SMART

Picture of the Craigavon MND-SMART team

Mar 2023: The Southern Health and Social Care Trust, Craigavon, is now open for MND-SMART recruitment.

The Craigavon site is the first MND-SMART site in Northern Ireland, making the trial available in all four UK home nations.

In total, 19 research sites are now available throughout the United Kingdom, making research more accessible for those living with motor neuron disease.

Read the full news article on the MND-SMART website.

Related links

List of all MND-SMART trial centres

Southern Health & Social Care Trust news article (external website)


Image: main picture - Dr Raeburn Forbes (right) is pictured with colleagues Roisin McNulty, Clinical Trials pharmacist and Fiona Thompson – Research Nurse. Inset - Sharon Bell, MND Nurse with the Southern Health and Social Care Trust.

MND-SMART is a Euan MacDonald Centre clinical trial and is the UKs largest multi-arm, multi-stage clinical trial for MND.


We are grateful to the donors who have funded MND-SMART and made the trial possible. This includes generous donations from our primary supporters of the Euan MacDonald Centre for MND Research,  MND Scotland and My Name'5 Doddie Foundation

This article was published on: Friday, March 17, 2023