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PhD Studentships funded 2012-13

Description Disease £ Spent
Total   353,410
Does action observation facilitate corticospinal excitability after stroke? Ataxia, migraine, epilepsy 21,194
Investigating axonal transport in a panel of mice that model Down syndrome Down syndrome, neurodegenerative disease, motor neurone disease 380
Context, consciousness and the Brain Stroke 36,909
Recharging the brain Stroke 31,690
How does the human hippocampus support spatial navigation, episodic memory, and imagining the future Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, dementia 34,956
Novel methods for creating induced pluripotent stem cells for study of neurodegenerative diseases Parkinson's disease, spastic paraplegia and others 34,494
The role of plasma components in the pathophysiology of multiple sclerosis Multiple sclerosis 14,978
Longitudinal Magnetoencephalography Parkinson's disease 33,425
The involvement of DISC1 on mitochondrial movement in Schizophrenia Schizophrenia 32,591
To identify genes on Hsa21, other than APP, that influence Alzheimer's neuropathology Alzheimer's disease 43,493
Year One Studentship Various conditions 30,672
Mapping structural brain changes in premanifest and early stage Huntington's disease Huntington's disease 19,238
Next-generation gene discovery and functional eludidation of pathophysiology in hereditary cerebellar ataxias and neurodegeneration with brain iron accumulation (NBIA) Various diseases 19,390