New findings from Euan MacDonald Centre researchers provide insight into the pathways that underlie the changes in thinking and behaviour experienced by some people with MND.
Our Winter 2017 e-newsletter is now available.
Sincere thanks to our wonderful fundraisers who have supported the Euan MacDonald Centre for this year. Their support is truly inspiring: together, in 2017, they have raised over £125,000! All the funds go directly towards our vital research into MND. They buy chemicals and equipment for our labs, fund PhD students, and enable researchers to… Read more
We are delighted that our Centre’s co-founder Donald MacDonald has been awarded the degree of Doctor honoris causa by the University of Edinburgh. Donald’s first contact with the University was as a student and he graduated MA from Edinburgh in Classics in 1962. A year later he achieved his LLB (Bachelor of Laws) and then… Read more
We would like to offer our sincere congratulations to Dr Hannah Shorrock, a Euan MacDonald-Centre funded postgraduate student, who has recently been awarded her PhD. Hannah writes of her experiences doing a PhD at the Euan MacDonald Centre: I started my PhD in the lab of Prof Tom Gillingwater in 2015, researching a childhood form… Read more
We’d like to say a huge thank you to all the rugby and sports fans who have attended and/or donated to our two recent fundraisers: Just a Sports Quiz 2017 and the Arbikie Highland Estate Field of Dreams online auction and dinner.
Professor Sharon Abrahams and Faith Hodgins have been on the road delivering a training programme on how to use the ‘Edinburgh Cognitive ALS Screen’ (ECAS) to MND healthcare professionals.
Euan MacDonald Centre scientists have published new studies that provide insights into the molecules and chemical pathways involved in neuron degeneration.
We’re delighted to welcome Professor Louise Locock as the newest member of the Euan MacDonald Centre.
Applications are now open for the Euan MacDonald Centre studentship 2018. Thanks to the generosity of our donors & fundraisers,we are once again able to offer a PhD studentship starting in September 2018. This year we are offering a choice of seven projects, in Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow and St Andrews. For more information on our… Read more