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FutureNeuro announces collaboration with Janssen to conduct pre-clinical studies on potential disease-modifying therapies targeting neuroinflammation

FutureNeuro announces collaboration with Janssen to conduct pre-clinical studies on potential disease-modifying therapies targeting neuroinflammation Joint research will evaluate in preclinical models the impact of compounds on inflammation in the brain, which is thought to be an underlying mechanism of epilepsy FutureNeuro, the SFI Research Centre for Chronic and Rare Neurological diseases based at RCSI,…

Meet the FutureNeuro and RCSI Research Summer Students

Meet The FutureNeuro Centres 2018 RCSI Summer Students!   The FutureNeuro Centre are delighted to be participating in the Royal College of Surgeons Research Summer School for the first time. The Research Summer School Programme provides undergraduate students an opportunity to become involved in research projects during the summer months. The four students chosen by…

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A community building event for epilepsy research

 Seven large EU-funded projects have joined forces – epiXchange 2018 brings together Europe’s best brains to pave the way for future epilepsy research. Around 50 million people worldwide suffer from epilepsy, making it one of the most common neurological diseases. To decrease this figure and pave the way for future ground-breaking epilepsy research, seven large…

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FutureNeuro and GreenLight Medicines partner to develop new cannabis-based treatments for epilepsy

Novel cannabinoids could provide new therapy options for patients with drug-resistant epilepsy   A new partnership between FutureNeuro, the SFI Research Centre for Chronic and Rare Neurological diseases based at RCSI and GreenLight Medicines, an indigenous Irish biopharmaceutical company has been formed to develop new cannabis-based treatments for drug resistant epilepsies, and in particular, childhood…

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FutureNeuro Director joins forces with other large EU-funded projects to organise epiXchange 2018

Professor David Henshall, FutureNeuro Director and co-ordinator of EpimiRNA, has joined forces with six other large EU-funded projects  to organise epiXchange 2018, which brings together Europe’s best brains to pave the way for future epilepsy research. Around 50 million people worldwide suffer from epilepsy, making it one of the most common neurological diseases. To decrease…