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Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences

Organisational unit: Research Centre

Organisation profile

The Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences (CCBS) is a multidisciplinary translational "centre without walls" combining basic and applied research to study the causes, consequences and treatment of major brain disorders. Major disease targets, that straddle the disciplines of Neurology and Psychiatry, include: bipolar disorders, brain cancer, epilepsy, functional disorders, multiple sclerosis, motor neurone disease, prion disease, schizophrenia, stroke and synaptic biology & disease. Of the Centre’s 53 Principal Investigators, 38 are also active NHS clinicians, who play a key role in translating research findings into clinical trials and benefits for patients. The Centre is committed to clinical and non-clinical postgraduate training of PhD and MSc students, as well as outreach, public engagement, community support and fundraising.  Find out more at http://www.ed.ac.uk/schools-departments/clinical-brain-sciences.

Research activities & awards

  1. Midlothian Science Festival 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesPublic Engagement – Festival/Exhibition

  2. European Journal of Human Genetics (Journal)

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

  3. Increasing value and reducing waste in neurosciences research (Ethics)

    Activity: Academic talk or presentation typesInvited talk

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Latest prizes

  1. Ted M Burns Prize for Humanism in Neurology

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  2. Charles Symonds Prize

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  3. Scottish Senior Clinical Fellowship

    Prize: Fellowships awarded competitively

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