Abnormal Protein in Parkinson's Triggers an Immune Response

Researchers have found the first direct evidence that autoimmunity -- in which the immune system attacks the body's own tissues -- plays a role in Parkinson's Disease.Read more

The Cure Parkinson's Trust & Parkinson’s Community Mourn the Loss of Their Champion

“So how has the task of finding better treatments for Parkinson’s made me more passionate, more determined and more fulfilled in my life than I ever thought possible? The answer to this question is simple. It’s the people." - Tom IsaacsRead more

The Mike Tindall Celebrity Golf Classic supports The Cure Parkinson's Trust

Celebrities from the world of rugby, golf and entertainment joined rugby legend Mike Tindall at the 5th ISPS HANDA Mike Tindall Celebrity Golf Classic, held at The Belfry to help raise funds in support of The Cure Parkinson’s Trust...Read more

Licenced Drug Simvastatin shows Promising Neurological Results

Scientists have worked for years to find a potential treatment that could help people, and now, finally, one has been found that might ~ Dr Susan Kohlhaas, MS SocietyRead more

Cambridge Cognition Ceilidh

Huge thanks to the Cambridge Cognition who have chosen The Cure Parkinson's Trust as their 2017 charity of the year holding a lively Ceilidh with music by the Cambridge University Band to raise money for our research...Read more

Teacher Stern Solicits Substantial Funds for CPT!

The Cure Parkinson's Trust (CPT) enjoyed a wonderful evening of hospitality and networking at the Teacher Stern Solicitors Property evening last Thursday.Read more

The Daily Telegraph: Mike Tindall Supports The Cure Parkinson's Trust

In a recent article in The Telegraph ex-England rugby player Mike Tindall talks about the impact of his father's diagnosis of Parkinson's and why The Cure Parkinson's Trust is important to him...Read more

The Gulls Eggs Luncheon 2017

For the second year running, The Cure Parkinson's Trust was the beneficiary of the annual City-based Gulls Eggs luncheon. Guests were treated to a delightful lunch of the seasonal gulls' eggs whilst generously supporting the work of the Trust.Read more

Our 2017 Annual Review

Find out more about our fantastic achievements over the year...Read more

Our Leading the Lions Dinner in Edinburgh

Huge thanks to the British & Irish Lions who supported The Cure Parkinson's Trust (CPT) at their Edinburgh 'Leading the Lions' dinner...Read more

New Eye Test has Potential for Early Diagnosis of Parkinson's

Early detection of glaucoma means doctors can start treatments before sight loss begins. This test also has potential for early diagnosis of other degenerative neurological conditions, including Parkinson’s.Read more

Trazodone could be Effective in Slowing Disease Progression in Parkinsons

New research study suggests depression treatment could show a positive effect in neurodegenerative brain conditionsRead more

World Parkinson's Day Announcement - Our Global Linked Clinical Trials Programme

On World Parkinson's Day (11th April), The Cure Parkinson's Trust is delighted to announce its collaboration with the Garvan Institute, Shake It Up Australia and Parkinson’s Australia to explore running Parkinson's clinical trials in Australia.Read more

A Unique Selling Exhibition at Bonhams for The Cure Parkinson's Trust

On March 13th, Bonhams in London's Mayfair began its exhibition of unique contemporary pieces by more than 50 internationally renowned artists in the 'Cure3 Exhibition' for The Cure Parkinson's Trust...Read more

'Milestones' in 200 Years of Parkinson's Research

Marking the 200th anniversary of the first published description by James Parkinson of the disease that would come to bear his name, the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease has published a special issue that features invited commentaries by those responsible for some of the greatest advances in understanding and treating the disease.Read more

Bowel Cancer Medication could help combat Early-Onset Parkinson's

Folinic acid can protect neurons in laboratory models, report scientists. The study suggests that folinic acid, which is used in medications to treat bowel cancer, can also protect neurons associated with Parkinson's.Read more

Our BBC Lifeline Appeal presented by Gavin Hastings

Former Scotland and British Lions rugby captain Gavin Hastings presented our BBC Lifeline Appeal which was broadcast on BBC One on Sunday 19th March and Wednesday 22nd March.Read more

Warren Gatland and Gavin Hastings See Our Research First Hand

British & Irish Lions Coach Warren Gatland and former Lion Gavin Hastings both donned lab coats at Edinburgh University to learn more about our research into a ground-breaking treatment for Parkinson’s.Read more

Discovery of Genetic 'Switch' Could Prevent Symptoms of PD

A genetic 'switch' has been discovered by MRC researchers at the University of Leicester which could help to prevent or delay the symptoms of Parkinson's disease.Read more

Altmetric Data Analysis reveals how Parkinson's Research Affects the World

ÜberResearch and Altmetric, leading data and analytics companies serving scientific funders and research organisations, have published an analysis of Parkinson's disease (PD) research papers with the highest Altmetric Attention Scores in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease.Read more

Acorda announces Positive Phase 3 Clinical Trial Results for the Inhalable Drug CVT-301

Acorda have announced positive topline data from a Phase 3 clinical trial for CVT-301, an investigational therapy studied as a treatment for OFF periods in people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) taking an oral carbidopa/levodopa regimen.Read more