Tim Daber - Fundraiser of the Year 2018

We are delighted to announce Tim Daber as the winner of our 2018 Fundraiser of the Year award! Tim has not only raised an incredible amount for CPT, but throughout his year-long campaign he has gone 'above and beyond' to raise awareness of Parkinson's... Read more

Team 'Parkinson's Power'

In a bid to raise awareness and funds for Parkinson’s research, team ‘Parkinson’s Power’ plan to take on the fantastic Wow Air Cyclothon challenge in June, cycling the entire 1,340km Icelandic border in less than 72 hours! Read more

Team Butchers climb Mount Kilimanjaro in support of CPT

On the 8th March David Baker along with 9 family and friends set out to take on the incredible challenge of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in support of CPT. Here David shares his inspiring story... Read more

Sharon Dawson dons her walking boots for CPT

Over the past three years Sharon Dawson has taken on an incredible variety of challenge events from hiking to power walking ultra-marathons in a bid to raise awareness and funds for CPT. Here is Sharon's story... Read more

Edward & Olivia's 10k for Parkinson's

On the 10th March husband and wife, Edward and Olivia Lowe took on the brilliant Tatton 10K through the historic grounds of Tatton Park in support of CPT. Read more

Tribute to Jon Hiseman Concert

On Saturday 2nd February, family, friends and stars of the legendary jazz-rock pioneers Colosseum came together at the O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire for a wonderful memorial concert celebrating the life and work of Jon Hiseman, a friend and supporter of CPT for many years. Read more

Paul & Ursy's Paris Marathon Challenge

On 14th April Paul Holmes and university flatmate Ursy Walton plan to take on the fantastic Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris in support of Paul’s father Timothy who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 2018 and in aid of CPT. Read more

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. Read more

Linked Clinical Trial selection process

By streamlining our trials we provide a foundation to make accurate comparisons between them to then determine the greatest effect for progression into the clinic. Read more

Regenerative trials - GDNF

Regenerative medicine offers hope for a fundamental cure and continues to make substantial progress in Parkinson's. Read more

Fit4Change App

The Fit4Change app allows you to raise free funds for CPT as they donate 5p to CPT’s pioneering Parkinson’s research with every mile you run, walk or cycle. Read more

The Côrdydd Choir

On the 7th December The Côrdydd Choir performed a wonderful evening of Christmas Carols at the Fairwater Conservative Club in Cardiff in support CPT. Read more

The Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland committee raise over £40,000 for The Cure Parkinson's Trust

The Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Rutland branch has had a good year, raising over £40,000 from a range of events and some most generous donations. Read more

Jeremy Davies takes on 1700 mile cycle from Amble to Slovenia

On 17th August, Jeremy Davies set off on an epic cycle from his hometown of Amble all the way to Ljubljana, Slovenia to raise funds and awareness for CPT. Read more

Louise Barnes 'Trek for the Trust'

CPT supporter Louise Barnes along with her favourite walking companion, rescued dog Tilly, completed the first part of their fantastic South West coastal path trek covering 407 miles from Minehead to Plymouth. Here is Louise’s story... Read more

Team CPT at the 2018 Royal Parks Half Marathon

The autumnal weather did not dampen the spirits of our fantastic team of 40 runners who completed the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon on Sunday 14th October in support of our pioneering Parkinson's research. Read more

Fynlee’s Swimathon for CPT

On the 26th August Fynlee Hateley, aged 13 took on a fantastic 2.5 mile swimathon to raise awareness and funds for CPT. Read more

Award Winners - 2018 Prof. Bas Bloem & Dr Simon Stott

Dr. Simon Stott and Professor Bastiaan Bloem are joint recipients of the Tom Isaacs Award this year! Read more

The Cyclopaths pedal from Land's End to John O'Groats for CPT

From the 27th August CPT supporter Alison Anderson along with her team of 20 ‘Cyclopaths’ completed their fantastic Land's End to John O’Groats cycle challenge. Covering the mammoth 1000 mile ride in two weeks, the team have raised over £5000 to support the work of CPT. Read more