Wakefield man given months to live develops new treatment for motor neurone disease – Yorkshire Post

Physicist Neil Verner was diagnosed with motor neurone disease, a rare condition affecting the brain and nerves, in 2016. He is now developing his own unique treatment, which he hopes could benefit thousands of people. Copyright: jpimediaresell

 

Neil Verner was diagnosed with motor neurone disease, a rare condition affecting the brain and nerves, in 2016.

Neil, who previously played for Ossett Trinity, hopes that his background will allow him to approach treatments for the disease from a new angle.

He said: “I was a keen inventor all my life, I have a PHD in quantum and environmental physics and hold 11 patents.

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