Fate Mapping Stem Cells in the Damaged CNS

Lead Research Organisation: University of Cambridge
Department Name: Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair

Abstract

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Publications

10 25 50
 
Description policy on oligodendrocyte precursors
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Influenced training of practitioners or researchers
 
Description MRC
Amount £400,000 (GBP)
Organisation Medical Research Council (MRC) 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 06/2008 
End 07/2012
 
Description Research Grant
Amount £185,000 (GBP)
Organisation The Henry Smith Charity 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country United Kingdom
Start 06/2007 
End 07/2010
 
Description Research Grant
Amount £125,000 (GBP)
Organisation The Henry Smith Charity 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country United Kingdom
Start 06/2007 
End 07/2010
 
Description Matt Ramer 
Organisation University of British Columbia
Country Canada 
Sector Academic/University 
PI Contribution BMP noggin and CNS injury
Impact 2 papers on noggin
Start Year 2006
 
Description Cambridge Science week 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact The talk was very well received and stimulate interest and discussion

Several people became interested in more depth on the topic according to the questions and interest
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2014
 
Description Conferences, patient groups, public seminars 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an open day or visit at my research institution
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Participants in your research and patient groups
Results and Impact Presented data at various types of meetings

Further collaborations
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2007,2008,2009
 
Description Interviewed by BBC world radio to talk about Parkinson's disease, research direction and future targets for treatment 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Media (as a channel to the public)
Results and Impact The public and experts were informed of the state of the art on Parkinson's research and possible avenue for treatment
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description Lecture to Summer School in Galway (Ireland), October 9-10, 2017 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact I gave a talk to postgraduate students and principle investigators about our work on alpha-synuclein
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description Lecture to summer school in Desenzano del Garda September 24-27, 2017 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Postgraduate students
Results and Impact I gave a talk in the summer school about protein aggregation in neurodegenerative diseases and their meaning for disease progression
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description Pint of Science 2017 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact I gave a talk about the work we are carrying out in a pub to general public
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2017
 
Description Plenary Lecture to Neuroscience Undergraduate students of London University 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact Plenary Lecture London Universities Neuroscience undergraduate students
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Poster presentation to GSK 
Form Of Engagement Activity A formal working group, expert panel or dialogue
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Industry/Business
Results and Impact Cambridge Neuroscience arranged a visit from GSK to Cambridge Neuroscience on July 29th. They wish to support more research and are particularly interested in the area of neurodegeneration. A half day meeting was held whereby they gave us an overview of their future plans and interests and we showcased experts that we have in these areas
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2015
 
Description Presentation to the Italian Cultural association "Il Circolo" 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation Keynote/Invited Speaker
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Invited to give a talk to a general audience on the state of art on Parkinson's and frontotemporal dementia to member of the public.

The attendee were excited by the result of our research and organised a small fund raising to support a 6 month visit from an Italian postdoctoral fellow.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2012
 
Description Soapbox 
Form Of Engagement Activity A press release, press conference or response to a media enquiry/interview
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Given a talk about our work in Cambridge Market Square in occasion of the Soapbox event
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Spinal cord injury patients- various meetings 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an activity, workshop or similar
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Primary Audience Public/other audiences
Results and Impact Speaking to spinal injury patients

knowledge of their condition
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2006,2007
 
Description Student organisation conference 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact I was invited to give a plenary lecture at the Meeting organised by London universities postgraduate student association
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2016
 
Description Talk PD group 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Type Of Presentation Keynote/Invited Speaker
Geographic Reach Local
Primary Audience Participants in your research and patient groups
Results and Impact Invited to give a talk to the Parkinson's group in Horsham

The interaction with patients was very good and they were very interested
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2013