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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

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.

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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

  • From Prostates to Parkinson's

    Chinese researchers in collaboration with scientists from the University of Iowa have today published new research suggesting that a drug, called Terazosin - which is used to treat enlarged prostates and high blood pressure - could be a useful drug to re-purpose for Parkinson's. Read more

  • Enterin Announce Clinical Trial Results

    Recently announced results from a clinical trial provide interesting support for a major theory about Parkinson's, and hope for individuals suffering from one of the common non-motor issues, constipation. Read more

  • Microglia - Why They Are Important in the Parkinsonian Brain

    In this study, Prof. Brundin and his team demonstrate the importance of microglia (the immune cells in the brain) to the transfer of the Parkinson's-associated protein alpha synuclein in the brain. They suggested that pharmacological regulation of neuroinflammation could represent a future therapy for Parkinson's... Read more

Latest events

  • The 2019 Ricky Road Run

    The Cure Parkinson’s Trust team are excited to be coming together this October to take part in the annual Ricky Road Run and would be delighted if you'd join them to help raise awareness and funds for CPT’s research into a cure for Parkinson’s. Read more

  • Autumn Research Update Meeting

    Join us for our autumn research update meeting... Read more

  • The Vitality London 10,000 (10k) 2020

    The London 10,000 is a fantastic 10k run organised by the team behind the London Marathon. It starts and finishes in St James’s Park with runners passing many of London’s most famous sights. Read more