Motor neurone disease: Edinburgh scientists reveal breakthrough – BBC News

Dr Arpan Mehta led the research at Edinburgh University’s Euan MacDonald Centre

Scientists are a step closer to being able to reverse the damage caused by motor neurone disease (MND).

University of Edinburgh experts have found a problem with MND patients’ nerve cells which could be repaired by repurposing drugs approved for other diseases.

The study has been welcomed by charities including the foundation set up by Scots rugby legend Doddie Weir.

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