Trazadone could be effective in slowing down disease progression in neurological conditions

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

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

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

CPT Patient Advocates chosen for Humanitarian Award

CPT advocates Steve DeWitte and Israel Robledo were both recently awarded The Alan Bonander Humanitarian Award, given to individuals in recognition of their exemplary contribution to the Parkinson’s community.Read more

PD Breakthrough Could Come From a Single Protein

One single protein could be the key to developing groundbreaking treatment for various neurodegenerative diseases including Parkinson’s.Read more

'Parkinson's Life' Reports on Making Art for Parkinson's

UK-based contemporary artists Damien Hirst and Grayson Perry are among the famous names selling specially commissioned works to raise funds for research that could “fundamentally alter the way Parkinson’s is treated,” says CPT President Tom IsaacsRead more

Patient Health App Could Save NHS £1bn a Year

A new study in Parkinson’s proves the value and clinical impact of patients using their own devices to capture and monitor symptoms and treatments.Read more

A Compound Originally Found in Dogfish Could Treat Parkinson's

A naturally-occurring compound has been found to block a process thought to cause Parkinson’s, and target its toxic products, scientists have reported.Read more

The Cure3 Exhibition

The artworld unites to make art in aid of The Cure Parkinson's Trust for Cure3, a selling exhibition at Bonhams, London,13 - 15 March 2017Read more

Cambridge Cognition partners with The Cure Parkinson's Trust

We are delighted to announce that Cambridge Cognition has selected The Cure Parkinson's Trust to be their 2017 Charity of the Year!Read more

Diabetes Drug Slows Experimental Parkinson’s Disease Progression.

New data published today shows this drug preserves critical brain function in laboratory models of Parkinson’s.Read more

New Evidence Suggests Parkinson's Might Not Start in The Brain

A new study adds to a raft of new evidence which suggests Parkinson's starts in the gut.Read more

British & Irish Lions partner with The Cure Parkinson's Trust

We are delighted to announce THE BRITISH & IRISH LIONS have partnered with The Cure Parkinson’s Trust for their 2017 Tour to New Zealand.Read more