Dr Gordon Aikman BEM, 1985 - 2017

3 February 2017

Gordon Aikman, MND campaigner and fundraiser, has passed away aged 31.

Gordon was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in 2014 at the aged of 29. Since then his campaign - Gordon's Fightback - has transformed patient care and raised over £500,000 for MND research. In 2015, the former political strategist received an honorary degree from his alma mater the University of Edinburgh and a British Empire Medal from HM The Queen.

Gordon who lived in Edinburgh with his husband Joe, wrote a popular Sunday Times column entitled The Motor Neurone Diaries. To find out more about his campaign visit GordonsFightback.com

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