Tom is Honoured at the World Parkinson Congress

Tom Isaacs, president of The Cure Parkinson's Trust, received an inaugural honour at the World Parkinson Congress in Portland Oregon today - for dedication and outstanding contribution in his work for the Parkinson's community.Read more

The World Parkinson Congress 2016

The World Parkinson Congress istook place from the 20th to 23rd September providing an international forum for dialogue on the latest scientific discoveries, medical practices and caregiver initiatives related to Parkinson’s disease (PD).Read more

Vaccine for Parkinson's Reports Positive Results from Boost Study

New study results from Austrian biotech AFFiRiS support continued development of its vaccine against the key Parkinson's protein alpha-synuclein.Read more

Diabetes Drug Focus of New Clinical Trial for Parkinson’s

A clinical trial, part of our Linked Clinical Trials programme, is now underway at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles to investigate the use of the diabetes drug Liraglutide to slow or stop the progression of Parkinson's.Read more

Remember a Charity Week - #MyWisdom

This week is 'Remember a Charity' week. We acknowledge the importance of legacies, to both the people who bequeath them and those who benefit from others generosity!Read more

The Linked Clinical Trials Meeting 2016

The weekend of 2nd September 2016 saw the Linked Clinical Trials committee meet again in its annual assessment and evaluation of multiple drugs and compounds with the potential to modify Parkinson's.Read more

CPT Collaborates to Assess the Clinical Use of Nilotinib in Parkinson's

The Michael J. Fox Foundation, Van Andel Research Institute and The Cure Parkinson’s Trust announced plans to collaborate on the clinical development of nilotinib in preliminary studies as a treatment for Parkinson’s.Read more

The October Club and CPT - our fundraising begins!

Members from The October Club and The Cure Parkinson's Trust teams met on what was a very relaxed and informal day at Ascot, heralding our fundraising partnership.Read more

The October Club Philanthropy Group Pledges Support for CPT

The City-based philanthropy group, The October Club has formally announced The Cure Parkinson’s Trust as the beneficiary charity for their annual fundraising dinner during an evening reception at the House of Commons.Read more

European Commission approves ONGENTYS® (opicapone)

BIAL announced that its product ONGENTYS® (opicapone) for Parkinsons is approved by the European Commission. ONGENTYS® will be available for people with Parkinson’s across Europe in 2016/17Read more

Naga Munchetty - Golf Day Auctioneer Extraordinaire!

Naga Munchetty and James Haggar hosted the Batchworth Golf Club Foxes Invitation Meeting. James is presiding over his year of captaincy at the club and The Cure Parkinson's Trust is delighted to be his chosen beneficiary charity.Read more

Blocking a Key Enzyme Stops Parkinson's Symptoms in Mice Models

Researchers at Johns Hopkins have two important new clues in the fight against Parkinson's: blocking an enzyme prevents the disease in mice and a chemical tag on a second protein may signal the disorder's presence.Read more

Researchers Open New Path of Discovery in Parkinson's Disease

Two genes associated with Parkinson's disease (PD) are key regulators of the immune system, providing direct evidence linking Parkinson's to autoimmune disease, a new study indicates.Read more

AMRC Statement on EU Referendum Outcome

As the UK votes to leave the European Union, the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC), of which The Cure Parkinson's Trust is a member, issues a statement of its intentions.Read more

Scottish Medical Council (SMC) approves DUODOPA®

The SMC has finally approved Duodopa for use in people with advanced Parkinson's (PD). It also allows for another choice of treatment when other available combinations of PD medicines have not provided satisfactory results.Read more

2016 Annual Review

Our 2016 Annual Review is here! We reflect on another full and productive year. Whilst there is more we can do, and indeed must do, we are proud of our achievements over the past year.Read more

The October Club announces The Cure Parkinson's Trust as its 2016 Charity

The City-based philanthropy group, The October Club has chosen The Cure Parkinson’s Trust as the beneficiary charity for their annual fundraising dinner.Read more

Parkinson's Cell Transplants Show Good Reinnervation After 24 Years

A postmortem examination of a patient with Parkinson's who underwent dopaminergic cell transplantation 24 years ago has shown that the transplanted neurons had reinnervated the brain for all that time.Read more

The 28th Gulls’ Eggs Luncheon at Merchant Taylors’ Hall

The 28th Gulls’ Eggs Luncheon, held on Tuesday 10th May 2016, at Merchant Taylors’ Hall, attracted over 550 guests, who helped raise over £55,000 (net) for The Cure Parkinson’s Trust.Read more

Are Stem Cell-Based Therapies for Parkinson’s Disease Ready for the Clinic in 2016?

A research paper recently published in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease discusses an impending clinical trial in Parkinson's disease (PD) using parthenogenetic stem cells.Read more

The Virgin Money London Marathon Heroes!

On Sunday 24th April, CPT's team of dedicated runners hit the streets of London in support of our research. We can't thank them enough for their mammoth efforts over these past months and, of course, that huge feat yesterday!Read more