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An innovative drugs trial designed to speed up the time it takes to find medicines that can slow, stop, or reverse the progression of, MND.

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Participant information

If you're thinking of taking part in the trial, here is some additional information about what is involved.

Trial centres

We will be opening centres across the UK. 

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Trial drugs

Information on the drugs being tested in MND-SMART and how they were selected.

Participant FAQs

Find the answers to frequently asked questions about the trial.

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About clinical trials

Clinical trials and how they work.

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About MND

Motor neuron disease (MND) describes a group of diseases that affect motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord.