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Stem Cell (Dopamine Cell Replacement) Therapies For Parkinson's

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: Suzanne Bailey

'Rallying to the Challenge' Patient Meeting Goes Virtual for 2020

For the first time, this year's meeting for people with Parkinson's, will be held online and will focus on the origins and development of Parkinson’s, including triggers, early symptoms and stages of the disease.


Author: Suzanne Bailey

The Bydureon Phase lll Trial: Supplementary Substudies

The Cure Parkinson's Trust and the Van Andel Institute are delighted to be supporting two sub-studies led by Prof. Tom Foltynie within the important Bydureon phase lll trial...


Author: Suzanne Bailey

Latest news

  • The “Raid Local” Cycle Challenge

    On Sunday 28 June, over 1000 supporters of The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT) took to the saddle to take part in the charity’s “Raid Local” cycle challenge, and have - so far - raised an astonishing £250,000 (including gift aid) for CPT’s vital research into a cure for Parkinson’s. Read more

  • Parkinson's: the Absense of Appendixes & Tonsils

    Recent research of large data in Sweden has shown removal of tonsils and appendixes reduces the risk of Parkinson's. Read more

  • Astrocytes to Dopamine Neurons in One Step

    A Chinese research group have shown that 'helper cells' in the brain called astrocytes can be converted to nerve cells, which then can go on to produce dopamine - the brain chemical lost in Parkinson's. This is exciting news, but further research is needed. Read more

Latest events

  • 'Virtual' Ricky Road Run 2020

    Now taking place from 17 July - 3 August the annual Ricky Road Run event has gone virtual for 2020 allowing participants to run the 10 mile race from their own local area! Read more

  • 'Virtual' Toughest Mudder 2020

    Join the 2020 ‘Virtual’ Toughest Mudder on Saturday 22 August at home around your local area in support of The Cure Parkinson’s Trust. Read more

  • Tough Mudder 2020-2021

    Tough Mudder is no ordinary challenge. Your fellow mudders will help you overcome all the obstacles and muddy challenges the track throws in your way. Taking place all around the UK on various dates, there is no excuse not to tick this epic challenge off your bucket list! Read more