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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 a friend of the charity. Who over the years have been wonderful in their support are taking on the Yorkshire 3 peaks challenge. They are hoping to involve as many teams as they can and litter the countryside […]
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 […]
Annette's 50th Challenge!

Annette's 50th Challenge!

Posted on 6th March 2019
InHeadline news
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
InFundraising
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
InGeneral
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, […]
Motor Neurone Disease Appeal

Motor Neurone Disease Appeal

Posted on 22nd November 2018
InFundraising
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 […]
Princess Keira's Dream: one girls battle, a worldwide war.

Princess Keira's Dream: one girls battle, a worldwide war.

Posted on 23rd May 2018
InHeadline news
Princess Keira’s Dream Emma Wrenn launches Princess Keira’s Dream, one girl’s battle, a worldwide war.  Brave Keira Wrenn battled DIPG for almost three years. Mum Emma has written a book about this devastating journey that no family should go through.  A donation of 20% from each book is made to Funding Neuro. Thank you Emma […]
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