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Research themes

Our research themes are based around treatments, quality-of-life and understanding the biology of MND.

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Towards new drug treatments

Research to find drug treatments that slow, stop or even reverse MND.

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Improving quality of life today

Understanding the impact of MND on individuals and families, and developing interventions.

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Understanding motor neurons

Lab-based research to investigate the biology of motor neurons and other brain cells.