18th Day of Advent

In September we announced the winners of the Tom Isaacs Award...Read more

17th Day of Advent

In September, our Linked Clinical Trials committee met for the sixth year running - a pioneering collaborative meeting of many of the world's leading Parkinson's authorities, to discuss fast tracking potential drugs for repurposing in Parkinson's ...Read more

16th Day of Advent

This year we have seen so many amazing individuals set themselves inspiring running challenges in support of CPT including…Read more

15th Day of Advent

In August, CPT was delighted to announce that the R S MacDonald Charitable Trust awarded a grant to co-fund the continuing dopamine replacement stem cell research of Dr Tilo Kunath in Edinburgh...Read more

14th Day of Advent

In July we reported on Johns Hopkins researchers who had shown that the experimental drug NLY01 had blocked the degradation of neurons - a hallmark of Parkinson's. The drug is now expected to move to swiftly into clinical trials...Read more

13th Day of Advent

This year we have seen our individual fundraisers take on some incredibly inspiring trekking challenges for CPT including…Read more

12th Day of Advent

This year has seen a number of brilliant golf days held in support of CPT including…Read more

11th Day of Advent

A shift in the dominant view on Parkinson’s is taking place, with leading clinicians and researchers around the world recognising that a ‘one size fits all’ approach is not serving people with Parkinson’s in the quest for cures. In April we discussed precision medicine in Parkinson's...Read more

10th Day of Advent

We have loved being part of so many fantastic challenge events this year, cheering on our amazing supporters who have taken part for CPT. Here’s a pick of some of these...Read more

9th Day of Advent

This year we have seen individuals take on some truly spectacular cycle challenges to raise awareness and funds for The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT). Here are some of their stories…Read more

8th Day of Advent

A webinar collaboration between The Cure Parkinson's Trust, the Journal of Parkinson's Disease and Parkinson's Movement has produced three in this series - re-watch each of them here...Read more

7th Day of Advent

Understanding the underlying causes of Parkinson's is becoming an invaluable route to the discovery of new and promising treatments. Several studies have suggested that people who are diabetic may be more likely to be diagnosed with Parkinson’s at some point in their lifetime...Read more

6th Day of Advent

This year we have seen individual fundraisers take on all sorts of interesting and challenging fundraising activities in support of CPT. We’ll be looking back on their amazing achievements over the year, so here’s a few to start us off...Read more

5th Day of Advent

In May CPT was thrilled to announce former England rugby captain Mike Tindall as its new patron...Read more

4th Day of Advent

This study is an example of the potential of 'repurposing' drugs which are already approved to treat other conditions in trials for Parkinson's -leading to faster approved new therapies.Read more

3rd Day of Advent

Earlier in April we announced CPT supporter Alison Anderson as the winner of the 2018 Fundraiser of the Year Award...Read more

2nd Day of Advent...

Early in 2018 Trustees approved funding for a new technique which uses a person with Parkinson's own skin cells to grow neurons affected by their particular type of the disease to then treat with certain drugs.Read more

1st Day of Advent...

Listen to CPT's late Co-founder and President Tom Isaacs' rendition of 'The First Day of Christmas...' and see more of our Christmas advent review here...Read more