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Fundraising for Daniel

Fundraising for Daniel

Posted on 18th September 2020
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Glasgow boy Daniel Caplan was diagnosed with Diffuse Midline Glioma earlier this year.  Brave Daniel and his family and friends are fundraising to try and access trial and treatments that may help Daniel and others like him.  To help please donate what you can. Visit Daniels JustGiving page by clicking the link below… Daniel’s JustGiving […]
My Name'5 Doddie Foundation Donation

My Name'5 Doddie Foundation Donation

Posted on 20th April 2020
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Motor Neurone Disease research boosted by Rugby Legend’s charity     The charity established by rugby legend Doddie Weir has made two substantial donations to help fund groundbreaking research into a cure for Motor Neurone Disease. The most recent contribution to medical research charity Funding Neuro, from the My Name’5 Doddie Foundation amounts to £165,000. […]
Coronavirus: A message from Funding Neuro

Coronavirus: A message from Funding Neuro

Posted on 23rd March 2020
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Coronavirus  (Covid-19) The situation is a worrying one for all at the moment, but even more so for people who have underlying health problems, including neurological conditions. The links below provide support and guidance related to Covid-19, for specific neurological diseases. I would like to thank our donors and volunteers that have allowed us to […]
Anima Mundi Charity Print Donation To Funding Neuro

Anima Mundi Charity Print Donation To Funding Neuro

Posted on 27th January 2020
InFundraising
Anima Mundi Charity Print Donation To Funding Neuro In Memory Of Little Daisy Brooks And Ethan Cass We are proud to announce that the Anima Mundi art gallery have made a wonderful donation of nearly £3000, raised so far for Funding Neuro from this years Winter Print Edition. The donation has been made in loving […]
Documentary Winner

Documentary Winner

Posted on 19th November 2019
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Grierson Award Winning Documentary The BBC Parkinson’s Drug Trial: A Miracle Cure has won the 2019 Grierson Award for Best Science Documentary. The Parkinson’s’ Disease programme follows a group of volunteers with Parkinson’s’ disease. As they take part in a groundbreaking medical trial testing a drug called GDNF.  Showing the ups and downs of a […]
Yorkshire 3 peaks challenge

Yorkshire 3 peaks challenge

Posted on 4th July 2019
InFN Events
  An amazing day for The New Homes Group challenge!  The New Homes Group took on the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge on Saturday 28th September 2019. They were 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). To raise as much as they could […]
Annette's 50th Challenge!

Annette's 50th Challenge!

Posted on 6th March 2019
InFundraising
Well Done Annette! Annette’s amazing challenge has inspired so many supporters! Last year saw a special birthday for one of our Funding Neuro supporters. Annette Flaherty was turning 50 and decided to make this memorable birthday even more so. By taking on a quite a challenge…by running 50 miles per week for 50 weeks!  Yes… […]
GDNF Parkinson's Appeal

GDNF Parkinson's Appeal

Posted on 28th February 2019
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What’s next? GDNF is the only therapy which has been shown to restore the function of dying dopamine neurons in the brain of people living with Parkinson’s disease and with this there is reversal of symptoms. With the release of the GDNF trial results (Results summary) it prompts the question…Whats Next?  The next and definitive […]
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 […]
Glioblastoma Appeal

Glioblastoma Appeal

Posted on 22nd November 2018
InFundraising
Glioblastoma Appeal Funding Neuro are launching an appeal to bring one of the world’s most advanced immunotherapy trials for glioblastoma to Scotland. Funding Neuro is raising the £500,000 required to complete the trial. The trial will run at Ninewells Hospital in Dundee led by Dr Kismet Hossain-Ibrahim (FRCS (SN), PhD) Consultant Neurosurgeon.   The trial will involve ten patients, […]
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