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About The Foundation

The Neurosciences Foundation is a registered charity founded in 1978 to support research which will ultimately help patients who have injured, or developed diseases of their brain and nervous system.

The Foundation has granted over £1 million to early career doctors and scientists to explore new techniques and diagnostic treatments into neurological conditions such as epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, brain tumours, stroke and dementia. The research funded by The Neurosciences Foundation has to be conducted in Scotland.

Before the Board of Trustees can decide which of the projects should receive funding, a Medical Advisory Committee (MAC) conducts a rigorous peer review of the applications. Trustees, members of the Medical Advisory Committee and external expert advisors all give their time freely to this process.

The Trustees of The Neurosciences Foundation

Dr Sarah Deans (Chair), Dr Kristin Flegal, Mrs Amanda Garden, Mr Henry Gildie, Prof Donald Hadley, Mr Phil Taylor, Prof Dave Wyper

Medical Advisory Committee

Dr Paul Brennan, Professor John Pickard CBE, Dr Saif Razvi, Dr Andrew Todd

Charity Development and Secretarial Services

KMG Consultants