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An innovative drugs trial designed to speed up the time it takes to find medicines that can slow, stop, or reverse the progression of, MND.

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Participant information

If you're thinking of taking part in the trial, here is some additional information about what is involved.

Participant FAQs

Find the answers to frequently asked questions about the trial.

Trial centres

Trial centres

We are working hard to open trial centres across the UK. 

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Trial drugs

Information on the drugs being tested in MND-SMART and how they were selected.

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Scientific publications

A list of our scientific publications related to MND-SMART. The publications describe our methodology and results in detail. All these published articles have been "peer-reviewed", which means that they have...

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About clinical trials

Clinical trials and how they work.

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About MND

Motor neuron disease (MND) describes a group of diseases that affect motor neurons in the brain and spinal cord.