MND research sites across the UK

Listed below are research sites across the UK that are taking part in MND clinical research studies. Alternatively, you can explore the research studies that are currently ongoing across the UK here.

You can use this interactive map to find research sites in your area.


Then use the detailed breakdown below to find out which studies are currently open to recruitment at each site.

Map of the UK showing geographical location of each region

England

1. North East and North Cumbria:

Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle

Hospital / site name: Royal Victoria Infirmary

NHS Trust: The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

University name: Newcastle University

Investigators at site: Dr Tim Williams

LCRN region: North East and North Cumbria

MND Care Centre? Yes (more information on mndassociation.org)

Studies currently open to recruitment:

James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough

Hospital / site name: James Cook University Hospital, Middlesbrough

NHS Trust: South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

University name: Teesside University, Durham University, Newcastle University

Investigators at site: Dr Janine Evans, Anthony Hanratty

LCRN region: North East and North Cumbria

MND Care Centre? Yes (more information on mndassociation.org)

Studies currently open to recruitment: 

Furness General Hospital, Barrow-in-Furness

Hospital / site name: Furness General Hospital

NHS Trust: University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

University name: Not applicable

Investigators at site: Dr David Footitt

LCRN region: North East and North Cumbria

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment:

2. North West Coast:

Royal Preston Hospital

Hospital / site name: Royal Preston Hospital

NHS Trust: Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

University name: Not applicable

Investigators at site: Dr Suresh K Chhetri

LCRN region: North West Coast

MND Care Centre? Yes (more information on mndassociation.org)

Studies currently open to recruitment:

The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Liverpool

Hospital / site name: The Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery

NHS Trust: The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust

University name: University of Liverpool

Investigators at site: Prof Carolyn Young, Dr Sivakumar Sathasivam

LCRN region: North West Coast

MND Care Centre? Yes (more information on mndassociation.org)

Studies currently open to recruitment:

3. Yorkshire and Humber:

Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield

Hospital / site name: Royal Hallamshire Hospital

NHS Trust: Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

University name: The University of Sheffield

Investigators at site: Professor Dame Pam Shaw, Professor Chris McDermott, Dr Jonathan Cooper-Knock, Dr Esther Hobson

LCRN region: Yorkshire and Humber

MND Care Centre? Yes (more information on mndassociation.org)

Studies currently open to recruitment:

Drug trials and interventional studies:

Observational studies:

York Hospital

Hospital / site name: York Hospital

NHS Trust: York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

University name: University of Hull, University of York

Investigators at site: Sarah Baker

LCRN region: Yorkshire and Humberside

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment:

4. Greater Manchester:

Salford Royal Hospital

Hospital / site name: Salford Royal Hospital

NHS Trust: Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust

University name: University of Manchester, University of Salford

Investigators at site: Dr Amina Chaouch, Dr John Ealing, Dr Hisham Hamdalla

LCRN region: Greater Manchester

MND Care Centre? Yes (more information on mndassociation.org)

Studies currently open to recruitment:

5. East Midlands:

LOROS (Leicestershire and Rutland Hospice), Leicester

Hospital / site name: LOROS Hospice, Leicester

NHS Trust: In liaison with University Hospitals of Leicester

University name: Not applicable

Investigators at site: Professor Christina Faull, Dr Luke Feathers

LCRN region: East Midlands

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment:

United Lincolnshire Hospitals

Hospital / site name: United Lincolnshire Hospitals

NHS Trust: United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

University name: Not applicable

Investigators at site: TBC

LCRN region: East Midlands

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment:

University Hospitals of Leicester

Hospital / site name: TBC

NHS Trust: University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

University name: University of Leicester

Investigators at site: TBC

LCRN region: East Midlands

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment:

Royal Derby Hospital

Hospital / site name: Royal Derby Hospital

NHS Trust: Derby Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

University name: University of Nottingham

Investigators at site: TBC

LCRN region: East Midlands

MND Care Centre? Yes (more information on mndassociation.org)

Studies currently open to recruitment:

6. West Midlands:

Royal Stoke University Hospital

Hospital / site name: Royal Stoke University Hospital

NHS Trust: University Hospitals North Midlands NHS Trust

University name: Keele University School of Medicine

Investigators at site: Dr Tom Lambert

LCRN region: West Midlands

MND Care Centre? Yes (more information on mndassociation.org)

Studies currently open to recruitment: 

Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

Hospital / site name: Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

NHS Trust: University Hospitals Birmingham NHSFT

University name: University of Birmingham

Investigators at site: Dr Venkataramanan Srinivasan, Dr Jon Tomas

LCRN region: West Midlands

MND Care Centre? Yes (more information on mndassociation.org)

Studies currently open to recruitment:

Worcestershire Royal Hospital

Hospital / site name: Worcestershire Royal Hospital

NHS Trust: Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

University name: Not applicable

Investigators at site: Dr Tom Heafield

LCRN region: West Midlands

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment:

7. West of England:

Gloucestershire Care Services (community care)

Hospital / site name: Gloucestershire Care Services

NHS Trust: Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust

University name: Not applicable

Investigators at site: TBC

LCRN region: West of England

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment:

Southmead Hospital, Bristol

Hospital / site name: Southmead Hospital

NHS Trust: North Bristol NHST

University name: University of Bristol, University of the West of England

Investigators at site: TBC

LCRN region: West of England

MND Care Centre? Yes (more information on mndassociation.org)

Studies currently open to recruitment: TBC

8. Thames Valley and South Midlands:

John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

Hospital / site name: John Radcliffe Hospital

NHS Trust: Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

University name: University of Oxford

Investigators at site: Professor Kevin Talbot, Professor Martin Turner

LCRN region: Thames Valley and South Midlands

MND Care Centre? Yes (more information on mndassociation.org)

Studies currently open to recruitment:

9. Eastern:

Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

Hospital / site name: Addenbrooke's Hospital

NHS Trust: Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

University name: University of Cambridge

Investigators at site: Dr Rhys Roberts

LCRN region: Eastern

MND Care Centre? Yes (more information on mndassociation.org)

Studies currently open to recruitment:

Ipswich Hospital

Hospital / site name: Ipswich Hospital

NHS Trust: East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust

University name: Not applicable

Investigators at site: Dr Clare Galton

LCRN region: Eastern

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment:

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Hospital / site name: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

NHS Trust: Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

University name: University of East Anglia

Investigators at site: Eneida Mioshi, Dr David Dick, Dr Godwin Mamutse

LCRN region: Eastern

MND Care Centre? Yes (more information on mndassociation.org)

Studies currently open to recruitment:

West Suffolk Hospital, Bury Saint Edmunds

Hospital / site name: West Suffolk Hospital

NHS Trust: West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust

University name: Not applicable

Investigators at site: Dr Francesca Crawley 

LCRN region: Eastern

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment:

10. Kent, Surrey and Sussex:

Royal Sussex County Hospital, Brighton & Princess Royal Hospital, Haywards Heath

Hospital / site name: Royal Sussex County Hospital (Brighton), Princess Royal Hospital (Haywards Heath)

NHS Trust: University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust

University name: University of Sussex and University of Brighton

Investigators at site: Dr Andrew Barritt

LCRN region: Kent, Surrey and Sussex

MND Care Centre? Yes (more information on mndassociation.org)

Studies currently open to recruitment:

Darent Valley Hospital

Hospital / site name: Darent Valley Hospital

NHS Trust: Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust

University name: Not applicable

Investigators at site: Dr Cathy Ellis

LCRN region: Kent, Surrey and Sussex

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment:

Kent and Canterbury Hospital

Hospital / site name: Kent and Canterbury Hospital (includes QEQM Hospital Margate and WH Hospital Ashford)

NHS Trust: East Kent Hospitals NHS University Foundation Trust

University name: Not applicable

Investigators at site: Christine Batts

LCRN region: Kent, Surrey and Sussex

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment:

Tunbridge Wells Hospital

Hospital / site name: Tunbridge Wells Hospital

NHS Trust: Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

University name: Not applicable

Investigators at site: TBC

LCRN region: Kent, Surrey and Sussex

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment:

Wexham Park Hospital, Frimley

Hospital / site name: Wexham Park Hospital

NHS Trust: Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

University name: Not applicable

Investigators at site: TBC

LCRN region: Kent, Surrey and Sussex

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment:

Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice

Hospital / site name: Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice

NHS Trust: Not applicable

University name: Not applicable

Investigators at site: TBC

LCRN region: Kent, Surrey and Sussex

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment: MND Register

Sussex Community Care

Hospital / site name: Sussex Community Care

NHS Trust: Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust

University name: Not applicable

Investigators at site: TBC

LCRN region: Kent, Surrey and Sussex

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment:

11. Wessex:

Southampton General Hospital

Hospital / site name: Southampton General Hospital

NHS Trust: University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

University name: University of Southampton

Investigators at site: Dr Ashwin Pinto

LCRN region: Wessex

MND Care Centre? Yes (more information on mndassociation.org)

Studies currently open to recruitment:

Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth

Hospital / site name: Queen Alexandra Hospital

NHS Trust: Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

University name: University of Southampton

Investigators at site: Dr Georgina Burke

LCRN region: Wessex

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment:

Poole Hospital

Hospital / site name: Poole Hospital

NHS Trust: Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

University name: Not applicable

Investigators at site: Dr Charles Hillier

LCRN region: Wessex

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment:

12. South West Peninsula:

Derriford Hospital, Plymouth

Hospital / site name: Derriford Hospital

NHS Trust: University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust

University name: University of Exeter, Plymouth University

Investigators at site: Dr Oliver Hanemann, Dr Rupert Noad

LCRN region: South West Peninsula

MND Care Centre? Yes (more information on mndassociation.org)

Studies currently open to recruitment:

Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Wonford

Hospital / site name: Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford)

NHS Trust: Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust

University name: University of Exeter, Plymouth University

Investigators at site: Dr Marios Politis, Dr Timothy Harrower 

LCRN region: South West Peninsula

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment:

13. North Thames:

National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, University College London Hospitals (UCLH)

Hospital / site name: National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery

NHS Trust: University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

University name: University College London

Investigators at site: Dr Andrea Malaspina, Dr Nik Sharma

LCRN region: North Thames

MND Care Centre? Yes (more information on mndassociation.org)

Studies currently open to recruitment:

The Royal London Hospital, Barts Health

Hospital / site name: The Royal London Hospital

NHS Trust: Barts Health NHS Trust

University name: Queen Mary University of London

Investigators at site: Dr Aleksandar Radunovic

LCRN region: North Thames

MND Care Centre? Yes (more information on mndassociation.org)

Studies currently open to recruitment:

Royal Free Hospital

Hospital / site name: Royal Free Hospital

NHS Trust: Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust

University name: University College London; Middlesex University

Investigators at site: Dr. Richard Orrell

LCRN region: North Thames

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment:

North East London Community Care

Hospital / site name: North East London community care

NHS Trust: North East London NHS Foundation Trust

University name: Not applicable

Investigators at site: TBC

LCRN region: North Thames

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment:

14. South London:

King's College Hospital

Hospital / site name: King's College Hospital

NHS Trust: King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

University name: King's College London

Investigators at site: Professor Ammar Al-Chalabi, Dr Jemeen Sreedharan, Professor Chris Shaw

LCRN region: South London

MND Care Centre? Yes (more information on mndassociation.org)

Studies currently open to recruitment:

St George's Hospital, Tooting

Hospital / site name: St George's Hospital, Tooting

NHS Trust: St George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

University name: St George's, University of London

Investigators at site: Dr Pablo Garcia Reitboeck

LCRN region: South London

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment:

St Thomas' Hospital

Hospital / site name: St Thomas' Hospital

NHS Trust: Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

University name: King's College London

Investigators at site: Louise Rose

LCRN region: South London

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment: 

15. North West London:

Hammersmith Hospital

Hospital / site name: Hammersmith Hospital

NHS Trust: Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

University name: Not applicable

Investigators at site: Dr Edoardo R. de Natale

LCRN region: North West London

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment:

Northwick Park Hospital

Hospital / site name: Northwick Park Hospital

NHS Trust: London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

University name: Imperial College London

Investigators at site: Dr Antonio Scalfari

LCRN region: North West London

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment:

Scotland

Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

Hospital / site name: Aberdeen Royal Infirmary

NHS Trust: NHS Grampian

University name: University of Aberdeen

Investigators at site: Callum Duncan

LCRN region: Scotland

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment:

NHS Highland, Inverness

Hospital / site name: NHS Highland

NHS Trust: NHS Highland

University name: Not applicable

Investigators at site: Javier Carod Artal

LCRN region: Scotland

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment:

Ninewells Hospital, Dundee

Hospital / site name: Ninewells Hospital and Medical School

NHS Trust: NHS Tayside

University name: University of Dundee

Investigators at site: Dr Ian Morrison

LCRN region: Scotland

MND Care Centre? Not applicable

Studies currently open to recruitment:

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow

Hospital / site name: Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

NHS Trust: NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

University name: Not applicable

Investigators at site: Dr George Gorrie

LCRN region: Scotland

MND Care Centre? Not applicable

Studies currently open to recruitment:

Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

Hospital / site name: Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

NHS Trust: NHS Lothian

University name: University of Edinburgh

Investigators at site: Dr Suvankar Pal, Professor Siddharthan Chandran, Dr Richard Davenport

LCRN region: Scotland

MND Care Centre? Not applicable

Studies currently open to recruitment:

Wales

Morriston Hospital, Swansea

Hospital / site name: Morriston Hospital

NHS Trust: Swansea Bay University Health Board

University name: Swansea University; Cardiff University

Investigators at site: Dr Idris Baker

LCRN region: Wales

MND Care Centre? Yes (more information on mndassociation.org)

Studies currently open to recruitment:

Rookwood Hospital, Cardiff

Hospital / site name: Rookwood Hospital

NHS Trust: Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

University name: Cardiff University

Investigators at site: Ken Dawson

LCRN region: Wales

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment:

Prince Philip Hospital, Hywel Dda University Health Board

Hospital / site name: Prince Philip Hospital

NHS Trust: Hywel Dda University Health Board

University name: Not applicable

Investigators at site: Joe Annadale

LCRN region: Wales

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment:

Prince of Wales Hospital, Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

Hospital / site name: Prince of Wales Hospital

NHS Trust: Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

University name: Cwm Taf Morgannwg University

Investigators at site: Ruth Glew

LCRN region: Wales

MND Care Centre? No

Studies currently open to recruitment:

Northern Ireland

Craigavon Area Hospital, Belfast

Hospital / site name: Craigavon Area Hospital

NHS Trust: Southern Health and Social Care Trust 

University name: N/A

Investigators at site: Raeburn Forbes 

LCRN region: Northern Ireland

MND Care Centre? Yes (more information on mndassociation.org)

Studies currently open to recruitment: