Research We Fund

Current Project

Title: Polymer-mediated delivery of endoplasmic reticulum stress-altering siRNA to oligodendroyctes in a cerebellar rat brain slice model of de- and remyelination - Research summary, May 2015
Research Lead: Dr Una Fitzgerald, Dr Linda Howard, Dr Richard Burt
Institution: National University of Ireland, Galway
Duration: 3 years, mid 2011 - mid 2014

Past Projects, 2007 - 2012

Title: Investigating the role of IRAK-1, a novel negative regulator of type I interferon signalling in Multiple Sclerosis pathogenesis
Research Lead: Dr Marion Butler
Institution: National University of Ireland, Maynooth
Duration: 1 year, 2010

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Title:In-vitro assessment of the efficacy of the nootropic agent to enhance plasticity after experimental demyelination
Research Lead: Dr Mark Pickering
Institution: Conway Institute, University College Dublin
Duration: 2 years, 2009 - 2011 

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Title: Endoplasmic Reticulum as a component of neurodegeneration in MS grey matter lesions.
Research Lead: Dr Una Fitzgerald
Institution: National Centre for Biomedical Engineering Science at the National University of Ireland, Galway
Duration: 1 year, 2009-2010

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Read final report.

Title: Getting The Balance Right
Research Leads: Dr Susan Coote and Mr Aidan Larkin
Insitiutions: Physiotherapy Department of University of Limerick and Multiple Sclerosis Ireland
Duration: 2 years

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Past Projects, 1990 - 2007

Read our list of past projects1990 - 2007 here>>

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