University of Sheffield – SITraN Drug Discovery Suite

The Sheffield Institute for Translational Neuroscience (SITraN) is an essential development in the fight against motor neuron disease and other common neurodegenerative disorders of the motor system. As yet no single institution anywhere in the world has developed the necessary critical mass and facilities to exploit the potential of modern neuroscience, the ‘post-genome’ era, and exciting developments in biomedical therapeutics with specific focus on this devastating group of illnesses.

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Principal Disease Indication(s)

Motor Neuron Disease, Parkinson’s Disease


Small molecules


HCI,  MPA, HTS plate reader, metabolic outputs

Funding sources:

Wellcome Trust, MRCT, MNDA, Parkinson’s UK



Number of Screens / year (any size):


Medicinal Chemistry Follow-up:


Contact Details

Adrian Higginbottom

Phone: +44 (0)114 222 2230

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Address: 375-385 Glossop Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S10 2HQ, UK
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