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Annette's 50th Challenge!

Annette's 50th Challenge!

Posted on 6th March 2019
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Annette’s 2500 miles, 50 week Challenge! This year sees a special birthday for one of our Funding Neuro supporters. Annette Flaherty is turning 50 and has decided to make this memorable birthday even more so. By taking on a quite a challenge…she will run 50 miles per week for 50 weeks!  Yes… thats right 50 […]
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 […]
GDNF for Parkinson's

GDNF for Parkinson's

Posted on 21st February 2019
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GDNF for Parkinson’s Disease On Thursday 28th February the BBC will air a documentary. The Parkinson’s Drug Trial: A Miracle Cure? Filmed over six years it follows a group of volunteers with Parkinson’s as they take part in a groundbreaking medical trial testing GDNF delivered via CED. Forty-two patients undergo complex brain surgery and months […]
Inflatable 5K Challenge 

Inflatable 5K Challenge 

Posted on 18th February 2019
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Inflatable 5K Challenge  Strathclyde Country Park 18th May 2019 Funding Neuro are taking on this fantasic 5k. Do you have what it takes to join us conquering this bouncy challenge? The challenge takes place at Strathclyde country park on the 18th May with 13 obstacles over the 5k distance to test competitive runners and fun […]
Edward Reid's Back at the Ladies Lunch

Edward Reid's Back at the Ladies Lunch

Posted on 8th February 2019
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Glasgow Ladies Lunch 2019 Edward Reid’s Back! Funding Neuro are delighted to announce our annual Glasgow Ladies Lunch is back on the 2nd of June. We are once again back at the brilliant Soho Glasgow, for a fun, entertainment filled afternoon.  Hosted by the wonderful and talented Edward Reid! Back by poplar demand. So get […]
London Marathon 2019 Journey

London Marathon 2019 Journey

Posted on 8th January 2019
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  Tony needs your support for his London Marathon 2019 Journey                   On Sunday the 28th of April Anthony Gear will set off on his mission to conquer the London Marathon 2019. After months of training and hard work. He will make his way round the famous […]
'Clash of the Tartans'

'Clash of the Tartans'

Posted on 18th December 2018
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Join us for our Clash of the Tartans Fundraising Dinner for Funding Neuro and My Name’5 Doddie Foundation. 17th May 2019 6 Chefs, 2 Charities, 1 Goal …. To Find a Cure! Wobbly meets Weir and invites you to experience a tartan clashing charity event like no other!  Award winning Chef Jeremy Wares will invite some […]
Glioblastoma Appeal

Glioblastoma Appeal

Posted on 22nd November 2018
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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, […]
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 brings combines three […]
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