Blog & news
16 May 2013
Each year we commit to funding three students who are undertaking PhDs in neuroscience.
13 May 2013
Audrey Oldham is an avid and phenomenal fundraiser for Brain Research Trust, raising an astonishing £20,000 over two years, following the sudden passing of her husband Glen in 2010.
22 April 2013
Congratulations to our wonderful marathon team, who did us very proud at Virgin London Marathon 2013.
17 April 2013
Good luck and thank you to all of Brain Research Trust runners taking part in the Virgin London Marathon 2013 on Sunday!
15 April 2013
Walkers Midshire Foods staff taking part in the Samworth Brothers Charity Challenge.
27 March 2013
Brain Research Trust inspirational fundraiser Lauren Gibson completes Adidas Silverstone Half Marathon
21 February 2013
Congratulations to Gemma Lawrence who chose to support Brain Research Trust after a good friend Richard Carter suffered a fatal aneurysm in 2011.
21 December 2012
Brain Research Trust receives no government funding and relies entirely upon voluntary donations. We are very grateful for all the support we receive.
20 December 2012
Brain Research Trust is delighted to announce that we are making a grant to Dr David Cash at the Dementia Research Centre, UCL Institute of Neurology, to provide a specialist computer and associated software to speed up the analysis of MRI images with no loss of accuracy to human evaluators.
22 September 2011
Congratulations to UCL Institute of Neurology’s Professor John Hardy, who has been awarded the IFRAD 2011 European Grand Prize for Alzheimer's Research.
Professor Hardy was awarded the prize in recognition of his pioneering work in identifying the biological cascade of Alzheimer's disease. The prize, worth €150,000, will be awarded to Professor Hardy on September 21st, World Alzheimer’s Day, during IFRAD's annual Gala.
03 February 2011
The world’s first accurate blood test for variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD) has been developed by IoN scientists at the MRC Prion unit. The prototype, which is 100,000 times more sensitive than any previous attempt, could transform the diagnosis and screening of the brain disease.
31 January 2011
Patients who suffer from severe cluster headaches are being offered new hope thanks to a revolutionary treatment at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery (NHNN).