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Find out about what's been happening in the trial.

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Trial recruitment - COVID-19 update

As the UK government starts to ease lockdown measures we wanted to provide an update on the MND-SMART clinical trial.

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Trial recruitment paused due to COVID-19

In response to the rapidly evolving circumstances surrounding Coronavirus (COVID-19) we have, in accordance with guidance from our research sponsors (University of Edinburgh and NHS Lothian), taken the difficult decision to pause recruitment to MND-SMART.

First trial participant Alan Gray with his wife and Clinic staff

First MND-SMART trial centre opens

March 2020: MND-SMART, the pioneering new MND clinical trial from the Euan MacDonald Centre has opened its first clinical trial centre in Edinburgh.

Landmark MND trial launches.

Innovative clinical trial seeks people with MND from across the UK to test potential new treatments.