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Drug Repurposing in Parkinson's

Given the number of failures and the ever-increasing costs and lengthy processes for drug development, our attention continues to be focused on utilising existing compounds approved for other conditions as novel treatments for Parkinson’s...

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Author: Jessica Wright

Dopamine Replacement Cell Therapies - Research Updates

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.

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Author: Jessica Wright

Diabetes Drug Potential Disease-Modifying Therapy

The study, published in The Lancet and funded by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF), supported by CPT found that people with Parkinson’s treated with Exenatide for one year performed better in motor tests than those on placebo.

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Author: Jessica Wright

Latest news

  • AEGIS London announces Charity partnership

    The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT) is delighted to have been chosen as one of AEGIS London’s charity partners. Read more

  • The G-Force PD Meeting with Update Seminar

    G-Force PD is a global initiative created to bring cell based therapies to people with Parkinson's. This April, on World Parkinson's Day, the G-Force Steering Committee convened in Cambridge for their fifth annual meeting, supported by CPT. This was followed by a presentation seminar by the Steering Committee... Read more

  • Coast To Coast To Cure

    In June 2019, 13 supporters of The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT), including CPT Patron Mike Tindall MBE and fellow Rugby World Cup winner Iain Balshaw MBE, will be attempting the historic 'Raid Pyrenean', to raise vital funds for CPT’s search for a cure for Parkinson’s. The team have named their challenge 'Coast To Coast To Cure.' Read more

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  • Guildhall Charity Dinner

    Join the Master of the Worshipful Company of Butchers for an evening of fine dining within the stunning, historic surrounding of the Guildhall in London in support of CPT. Read more

  • Edinburgh Half Marathon

    The Edinburgh Half Marathon has sold out every year since 2012 and is one of the largest half marathons in the UK, ideal if you’re looking to set a personal best or taking on your first half marathon for CPT! Read more