Physical Therapy and Parkinson's

There have been reports recently in the media that suggest physiotherapy and occupational therapy do not help people with Parkinson's. CPT has a different view...Read more

Stem Cell Therapies - Research Update

When diagnosed, people with Parkinson’s have often had the disease for years and have lost over half of the dopamine producing cells in their brain. Now scientists are searching for a way to replace these nerve cells.Read more

Finding a Better Way in Clinical Trials

Fear about receiving the placebo is one of the biggest barriers to trial recruitment. In this article in Pharma Technology Focus, Tom Isaacs comments on new trial set ups which aim to reduce the number of people in the placebo groups and the progress being made .Read more

Cancer Drug Effects Dramatic Improvements in Parkinson's

A cancer drug tested in a pilot study of 11 people with Parkinson’s has shown clinical improvements.Read more

Nilotinib: Dr James Beck is Cautious but Hopeful

Dr James Beck from the Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF) comments on the recent news of an anti-cancer drug which has shown significant improvement of symptoms in Parkinson's patients.Read more

Study Reveals New Gene Mutation Linked to Cell Death in PD

This study seeks to understand the molecular events underlying brain cells’ death of Parkinson’s patients as a strategy to develop more and better treatments.Read more

Tom Isaacs speaks to BBC Radio 5 Live!

Tom is asked his thoughts about Billy Connolly's news that Parkinson's has robbed him of his ability to play the banjo.Read more

Norman Yarrow's inspirational fundraising

Norman Yarrow's family have entered him into the Virgin Money Giving competition for inspirational fundraising.Read more

Congratulations to 'Palace to Palace for Parkinson's'

Thomasina, Jemma and Anna have cycled 450 miles from Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh to Buckingham Palace in London.Read more

The Lamont family and team achieve their goal!

Huge thanks to the triumphant Tri4aCure team as they complete their Chester to Abersoch challenge.Read more

The Simvastatin Trial

The Cure Parkinson's Trust and Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry to begin recruitment for the Simvastatin trial.Read more

The CNS Summer Camp for Parkinson's - 9th to 16th August 2015

This provides an exciting opportunity for individuals with Parkinson's and their care partners/families to access training and knowledge about PD.Read more

Patron Tony Hawks talks about his support of The Cure Parkinson's Trust

Tony Hawks long time supporter and Patron of The Cure Parkinson's Trust tells 'Parkinson's Life' why he supports our work.Read more

2015 Annual Review now Online

Our 2015 Annual Review is now available to download.Read more

Tom Isaacs speaks at The Disruptive Innovations Conference 10-11 February

Patients Driving Best Practices in Clinical Trial DesignsRead more

Assessing quality of life in Parkinson's

How can patients more effectively prioritise the information they want to share with their clinician in routine appointments?Read more

New Year, new developments in PD

The new year is well underway and there are already plenty of positive developments in the world of PD: by Tom EckhardtRead more

Breakthrough in stem cell treatment for Parkinson's

In a major breakthrough for the treatment of Parkinson's, researchers working with laboratory rats show it is possible to make dopamine cells from embryonic stem cells and transplant them into the brain.Read more