Launch of the Patrick Wild Centre eHub

October 12th, 2020

We are excited to announce the launch of our new online portal, the Patrick Wild Centre eHub, on the 10th October 2020, European Fragile X Awareness Day. The aim of the eHub is to collect detailed information about large groups of people with fragile X, the premutation and a comparison group using short, widely used surveys which will then be repeated every 2 years.  The idea is to gradually build up a rich picture about how these conditions affect people …

Professor Sir Adrian Bird jointly awarded The Brain Prize 2020

May 5th, 2020

The Patrick Wild Centre would like to congratulate Professor Sir Adrian Bird on being jointly awarded The Brain Prize 2020 with Professor Huda Zohgbi (Baylor College of Medicine in Texas). Affectionately known as the ‘Nobel of Neuroscience’ this is one of the most prestigious prizes a neuroscientist can be awarded. Established by the Danish-based Lundbeck Foundation, it is awarded each year to one or more brain researchers who have had a ground-breaking impact on brain research. 2020 is the 10th …

Researcher in Spotlight – Chris Sibley

February 18th, 2020

In our website feature “Researcher in Spotlight” this month we ask our researcher Chris Sibley to tell us a bit more about himself. Could you give us a quick overview of your background and career so far? I received my BA in Physiological Sciences, MSc in Neuroscience, and DPhil developing RNA-based therapies for neurological disease from Oxford University. I then moved to the lab of Professor Jernej Ule to carry out my post-doc focussed on RNA regulation. This was initially …