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Our history of funding research

Grants awarded for research by SMA Support UK since 1986

Total to date = £901,925

2014

Grant to TREAT NMD - 
UK SMA Patient Registry Coordinator

SMA Research Correspondent

SMA Europe

 

£10,000


£6,000

£10,000

2013

Tom Gillingwater - Defining the role of glial cells in the childhood neuromuscular disease spinal muscular atrophy (SMA)

SMA Research Correspondent

SMA Europe

Grant to TREAT NMD –
UK SMA Patient Registry Coordinator


£5,000


£6,000

£10,000

£10,000

2012

Matthew Wood, Oxford – Exome delivery of splice switching oligonucleotides for the treatment of SMA.

SMA Research Correspondent

Grant to TREAT NMD –
UK SMA Patient Registry Coordinator

 

£10,000

 

£4,500


£37,662

2011

Mapping out Opportunities and Challenges for SMA Clinical trials

SMA Research Correspondent

 

£10,000


£4,500

2010

SMA Europe contribution


£10,000

2009

SMA Europe contribution


£10,000

2007

Mimoun Azzouz, Sheffield – Viral vectors-mediated SMN replacement in SMA

Glenn Morris – Analysis of SMN and Gemin interactions and modification using mass spectrometry

 

£151,258
(over 2 years)

 

£107,533
(over 3 years)

2006

Francesco Muntoni, Hammersmith London -  Establishing a UK clinical trial to monitor strengths and functional measurements in SMA

 

£99,833
(over 3 years)

2003

Kay Davies, Oxford – Further understanding the genetics of SMA by investigating the molecular analysis of families with SMA

Anita Simmonds, Brompton – Respiration cough machines

 

£171,431
(over 3 years)

 

£26,205
(2 years)

2002

Aurora Drug screening project California  through Families of SMA USA

The elucidation of the function of  the survival Motor Neuron gene using the fly as a model organism

 

£81,515

 

£55,883
(over 2 years) 

2001

Anita Simmonds Royal Brompton London – Respiratory management for Type 1



£5,000 
(over 6 months)

1999

Kay Davies at Oxford  -
Functional studies of the SMN gene



£22,000
(over 3 years)

1986

Professor Kay Davies Oxford Gene search 



£37,605
(over 8 years)