The Research Excellence Framework is the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions, including research impact, the research environment, research publications and other outputs. One of the high-scoring impact case studies was led by Prof Audrey Bowen, who leads the Centre’s research theme – Rehabilitation and Living with Disability.
New theme joins centre
We are delighted to announce a new theme has joined our centre.
Brain Tumour Charity neuro-oncology chair
Leading brain cancer expert, Professor Petra Hamerlik has been appointed the inaugural Brain Tumour Charity Neuro-oncology Chair in Manchester.
Hema’s Manchester half marathon for vascular dementia
Read about Hema Mistry’s Manchester half marathon challenge and why she is fundraising for vascular dementia.
Latest news from the Centre: July 2022
Geoffrey Jefferson Brain Research Centre newsletter: July 2022
Who was Sir Geoffrey Jefferson?
The Centre is named in honour of Professor Sir Geoffrey Jefferson, the UK’s first Professor of Neurosurgery, at The University of Manchester, and the first Chair of the Medical Research Council Clinical Research Board.
Stroke clot-buster drug shows potential in mice
A novel clot-busting drug is able to effectively restore blood flow in the brains of mice, opening the door for a safer and more effective stroke treatment.
Diagnosing the Scent of Parkinson’s with Joy
Professor Monty Silverdale gave a fantastic talk for the Pint of Science event in Manchester in May.
Prof Audrey Bowen presents at Amazing Brains
One of our researchers recently spoke at a conference on stroke research.
Leading role for neurosurgery trainee
Dr Abed Islim, an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow (ACF) in neurosurgery at Salford Care Organisation, has been elected president of the British Neurosurgical Trainees Research Collaborative.