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Wellcome-funded researchers have identified the molecular mechanism that leads to the death of neurons in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (also known as ALS or motor neurone disease) and a common form of frontotemporal dementia. In a Cell paper published today (19th), the researchers from the University of Cambridge and University of Toronto also identify potential therapeutic targets for these currently incurable diseases.
A new generation of brain scanner, that can be worn like a helmet allowing patients to move naturally whilst being scanned, has been developed by researchers at the Sir Peter Mansfield Imaging Centre, University of Nottingham and the Wellcome Centre for Human Neuroimaging, UCL.
The European Research Area should be strengthened and broadened as part of the Brexit process, to increase scientific collaboration across member states and associated countries such as the UK, Norway and Switzerland, according to a new report from Wellcome.
A virtual reality plant breeding game won $150,000 yesterday evening when judges led by Susan Calman chose Seed by All Seeing Eye to win Developing Beyond, a $500,000 year-long development competition created by Epic Games and Wellcome.
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