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Trials - Repurposed drugs

Our international Linked Clinical Trials initiative (LCT) identifies potential new treatments to slow, stop or reverse Parkinson’s disease by 'repurposing' or repositioning drugs that are approved to treat other conditions.

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Author: Jessica Wright

Dopamine Cell Replacement 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: Suzanne Bailey

The Appendix and Parkinson's

Although its exact role isn’t yet clear because findings have been conflicting, in this easy-to-read overview the link between the appendix and risk of developing Parkinson's is discussed...

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Author: Suzanne Bailey

Latest news

  • Over Reacting to an Absence of PINK

    Two genes when mutated, PINK1 and PARKIN, are associated with young onset Parkinson's. Exactly why they increase the risk of developing Parkinson's has long been a mystery, but now Canadian scientists have published research that might be able to explain this increased susceptibility... Read more

  • From Dreams to Parkinson's

    Professor Michele Hu has published an interesting article providing an overview of the 'prodromal phase' or the period before diagnosis in Parkinson's... Read more

  • The Appendix and Parkinson's

    Although its exact role isn’t yet clear because findings have been conflicting, in this easy-to-read overview the link between the appendix and risk of developing Parkinson's is discussed... Read more

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