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Early career MND researchers to begin new Pre-Fellowship scheme




New scheme bridges funding gap to encourage researchers continue the search for a cure to devastating MND

Two ambitious early career researchers with a passion to investigate potential causes and therapies for motor neurone disease (MND) will receive a new type of funding through the MND Associations new Pre-Fellowship scheme.

The first-of-its-kind Pre-Fellowship scheme for MND is funded by the MND Association and administered by MND Scotland.

Following a rigorous application process, Dr Alannah Mole, of the University of Sheffield, and Dr Emily Carroll, from the University of Oxford, have each been awarded a grant which provides 12-18 months of pump primingfunds under the scheme that aims to bridge a long-acknowledged funding gap.

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