Tom Isaacs Featured in The Sunday Times - 'Top Artists Square Up To Parkinson's'

CPT's President Tom Isaacs has used his networking powers to help engage a stellar list of renowned contemporary artists to create individual pieces of work to raise funds for The Cure Parkinson's Trust. Read more

Naga Munchetty - Golf Day Auctioneer Extraordinaire!

Naga Munchetty and James Haggar hosted the Batchworth Golf Club Foxes Invitation Meeting. James is presiding over his year of captaincy at the club and The Cure Parkinson's Trust is delighted to be his chosen beneficiary charity. Read more

Blocking a Key Enzyme Stops Parkinson's Symptoms in Mice Models

Researchers at Johns Hopkins have two important new clues in the fight against Parkinson's: blocking an enzyme prevents the disease in mice and a chemical tag on a second protein may signal the disorder's presence. Read more

2016 Annual Review

Our 2016 Annual Review is here! We reflect on another full and productive year. Whilst there is more we can do, and indeed must do, we are proud of our achievements over the past year. Read more

The October Club announces The Cure Parkinson's Trust as its 2016 Charity

The City-based philanthropy group, The October Club has chosen The Cure Parkinson’s Trust as the beneficiary charity for their annual fundraising dinner. Read more

Parkinson's Cell Transplants Show Good Reinnervation After 24 Years

A postmortem examination of a patient with Parkinson's who underwent dopaminergic cell transplantation 24 years ago has shown that the transplanted neurons had reinnervated the brain for all that time. Read more

The 28th Gulls’ Eggs Luncheon at Merchant Taylors’ Hall

The 28th Gulls’ Eggs Luncheon, held on Tuesday 10th May 2016, at Merchant Taylors’ Hall, attracted over 550 guests, who helped raise over £55,000 (net) for The Cure Parkinson’s Trust. Read more

Are Stem Cell-Based Therapies for Parkinson’s Disease Ready for the Clinic?

A research paper published in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease (Spring 2016) discusses an impending clinical trial in Parkinson's disease (PD) using parthenogenetic stem cells. Read more

The Virgin Money London Marathon Heroes!

On Sunday 24th April, CPT's team of dedicated runners hit the streets of London in support of our research. We can't thank them enough for their mammoth efforts over these past months and, of course, that huge feat yesterday! Read more

Sophie Raworth Runs the Virgin Money London Marathon for CPT!

BBC News Anchor, Sophie Raworth, chose to run the Virgin Money London Marathon in support of the work of The Cure Parkinson's Trust following her father's Parkinson's diagnosis. Read more

'I've Never Really Run Before...'

Marathon motivation: Garth Ravenhill, was diagnosed with Parkinson's 7 years ago. As Garth has not taken part in any race further than 10k before he is unsure how his body is going to cope but is determined to finish the London Marathon. Read more

World First Blood Test for Parkinson's

Researchers at La Trobe University in Australia have developed a world-first diagnostic blood test which could change the lives of people with Parkinson's disease. Read more

The Next Breakthrough Treatment for PD

We mark World Parkinson's Day 2016 with the results of a survey we recently conducted. Read more... Read more

Sir Richard Nichols

Sir Richard Nichols, Co-founder, former Chairman and Trustee of The Cure Parkinson’s Trust. Read more

Regulating Neuronal Lipids Could Be Key in PD

Researchers have demonstrated that a decrease in polyunsaturated lipids in neuronal membranes, as seen in Parkinson's sufferers, directly affects the binding rate of dopamine and adenosine receptors. Read more

The Critical Path Institute Supports Parkinson's

Seven of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies have signed up to a ground-breaking consortium aimed at accelerating the development of safe and effective therapies for Parkinson’s. Read more

'100 for Parkinson's' Project Launched

Can a smartphone unlock new discoveries in Parkinson’s? This people-centred project is open to everyone so please do get involved! Read more

Promising Respiratory Drug Focus of New Trial for Parkinson's

A medication approved to treat various respiratory diseases and that has demonstrated neuroprotective effects in preclinical studies is the focus of a new clinical trial for Parkinson’s disease. Read more

The WPC and the BGF Team Up!

Called the Parkinson Power Through Project (PTP), Brian Grant - NBA basketball star, urges all people with Parkinson's to incorporate exercise into their daily routine to help them live life to the fullest. Read more

CPT's Dr Richard Wyse Presenting at CNS Conference

Dr Richard Wyse is a keynote speaker at this month's World CNS Summit in Boston. Dr Wyse was interviewed prior to the conference about the challenges in developing drugs for Parkinson's and his views on the current research pipeline. Read more

CPT Awarded the Garfield Weston Foundation Grant

CPT is delighted to receive a grant from the Garfield Weston Foundation. This funding will be put towards a sub-study currently being run alongside the Simvastatin trial. Read more