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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...


Author: Jessica Wright

Stem 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.


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.


Author: Jessica Wright

Latest news

  • Diag'nose'ing Parkinson's - Is a Person's Aroma a Sign?

    A person termed a 'Super Smeller' has demonstrated her ability to pin point people with Parkinson's Disease simply by smelling their natural aroma. This super 'hyperosmic' ability has helped inform researchers on earlier diagnosis... Read more

  • The GDNF Trial - Tom's story

    When Tom Isaacs first met with Professor Steven Gill in 2003, it was the start of an incredible journey that changed the course of Parkinson’s research... Read more

  • GDNF Trial Results Published

    Results from a pioneering clinical trials programme that delivered an experimental treatment directly into the brain of people with Parkinson’s offer hope that it may be possible to restore damaged neurons... Read more

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  • Research Update Meeting: Dopamine Replacement Therapy

    We are delighted to announce this important research update meeting to be held in Cambridge... Read more

  • 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