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Research projects funded 2013-14

Research Grants (Endowment & Restricted Funds)

Description Disease £ spent
Total   1,684,556
Contribution towards cost of establishing the Brain Research Trust Chair of Neurosurgery Various conditions 1,684,556

Other research support to the Institute (Endowment & Restricted Funds)

Description Subject £ spent
Total   687,479
Sobell Department of Motor Neuroscience & Movement Disorder: for research into the relationship between movement and the brain; recovery and reorganisation after spinal cord injury; Does spinal cord regeneration actually lead to recovery? Neurophysiology 117,504
Graham Watts Laboratory: for research into the mechanisms underlying inclusion body myositis Inclusion body myositis 10,609
Developing a new therapy for treatment of inclusion body myositis Inclusion body myositis 42,479
The Graham Watts Lab Manager & Senior Research Technician Various diseases 28,962
Leopold Muller Functional Imaging Laboratory Cognitive neurology 376,667
Unit of Functional Neurosurgery - further application of Deep Brain Stimulation Parkinson's disease 31,546
Can Deep Brain Stimulation improve the cognitive effects associated with Parkinson's disease Parkinson's disease 60,984
Inherited Alzheimer's Network (DIAN) Study - Imaging onset and progression of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders Alzheimer's disease 18,728

Other projects

Description £ spent
Total 335,678
Wellcome Department of Neuroscience - Scanner 250,000
Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience - Chiller 80,000
Queen Square medical library improvement 5,678