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Yorkshire 3 peaks challenge

Yorkshire 3 peaks challenge

Posted on 4th July 2019
InFN Events
  The New Homes Group ready to scale the heights for Funding Neuro The New Homes Group are taking on the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge on Saturday 28th September 2019. They are hoping to involve as many teams as possible to scale the peaks of Whernside (736 m or 2,415 ft), Ingleborough (723 m or 2,372 ft) and Pen-y-ghent (694 m or 2,277 ft). If you want […]
Charli's Arctic challenge

Charli's Arctic challenge

Posted on 4th July 2019
InFN Events
3 km across the Arctic circle… This July Charli Clark is heading to the Arctic Circle. She is swimming 3km across the River Torne, in the Arctic Circle for Funding Neuro. To benefit patients waiting on the stage 3 trial of the GDNF Parkinson’s appeal.  We wish her good luck with the challenge and ask our […]
Darren's One Million Pound Raise!

Darren's One Million Pound Raise!

Posted on 13th March 2019
InFundraising
  Funding Neuro are proud of our supporters. No more so than Darren Calder one of the incredibly brave volunteers that took part in the Parkinson’s GDNF study. Read Darren’s story below Darren’s Story Weʼre raising £1,000,000 to take the Parkinson’s GDNF clinical trial forward to a Phase 3 so that further investigation can categorically […]
GDNF Trial Results

GDNF Trial Results

Posted on 27th February 2019
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Pioneering trial for Parkinson’s Disease… GDNF the results are out! The results have been published for this ground-breaking trial, aimed to investigate whether boosting the levels of a naturally-occurring protein, Glial Cell Line Derived Neurotrophic Factor (GDNF), can regenerate dying neurons in the brain and reverse the condition.  This has never been achieved previously.  The […]
Motor Neurone Disease Appeal

Motor Neurone Disease Appeal

Posted on 22nd November 2018
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Motor Neurone Disease MND This campaign will lay the foundations for human trials of a pioneering therapy for Motor Neurone Disease (MND). The fatal disease affects the brain and nerves and causes weakness over time.  There is currently no cure for the condition. The work led by Bristol-based neurosurgeon Professor Steven Gill combines three elements.  Gene […]
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