Entries by Neale Sterio

Optimising lung imaging in people with Ataxia Telangiectasia (A-T) applying improved MRI techniques

Research Project information Principal researcher: Dr Peter Merkus Institute: Radboud University Medical Centre, the Netherlands Cost: £87,810 over 36 months Start Date: 1st November 2017 What are the researchers proposing to do? The Dutch team will study how they can develop improved lung imaging in A-T patients using advanced MRI techniques instead of conventional chest X-ray or CT imaging. […]

WLCF small grant awarded to Action for A-T

Wasps Legends Charitable Foundation, the past players network of Wasps, men and women, amateur and professional announced recently that they have issued a small grant award of £2,500 to Action for A-T. The donation will support work being undertaken at Nottingham University Hospital, which aims to measure the lung heath in A-T patients. This involves a […]

A zebrafish model of Ataxia Telangiectasia (A-T)

Research Project information Principal researcher: Dr Andrew Grierson Institute:  Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN) & The Bateson Centre, University of Sheffield Cost: £88,710 over 36 months Start Date: April 2017 Zebrafish are small tropical fish that are gaining popularity for academic and industry-led research into human diseases. Almost all human disease genes (approx. 70%) have an […]

IMAGIN-AT – advanced lung imaging and function testing in Ataxia Telangiectasia

Research Project information Principal researchers:  Dr Jayesh Bhatt and Dr Andrew Prayle Institute: Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust Cost: £94,839 over 36 months Start Date: October 2017 What are the researchers proposing to do? The Nottingham team will scan the lungs of a group of children and young people with Ataxia-Telangiectasia (A-T) with a cutting-edge lung scanning technique […]