The Behaviours of Alpha-Synuclein

Researchers are beginning to better understand the behaviours of the alpha-synuclein protein implicated in Parkinson's. In this article, Linked Clinical Trials committee member David Sulzer discusses the findings... Read more

Could Changes in the Levels of Serotonin Signal Parkinson's?

Researchers from King's College London have uncovered the earliest signs of Parkinson's in the brain, long before any symptoms are evident. The results could potentially lead to screening tools for identifying people at greatest risk - an important area of research interest... Read more

CuATSM - A Promising Compound

Following on from interesting results in a clinical trial of motor neurone disease earlier this year this new study in Parkinson's further supports the potential utility of this compound... Read more

Anle-138b - New Research Suggests Neuroprotection

Recently published new research by UK scientists - supported by The Cure Parkinson's Trust - suggest a new treatment that breaks down toxic protein aggregates could be neuroprotective in Parkinson's... Read more

Webinar - Stem Cell (Cell Replacement) Therapy

Our recent webinar (June 2019) discusses developments in the field of stem cell therapy for Parkinson's. Watch now... Read more

The Mike Tindall Celebrity Golf Classic 2019

Celebrity guests joined Mike Tindall MBE and his wife, Zara, for the Celebrity Golf Classic held at The Belfry with funds raised going to CPT's research... Read more

The AEGIS Coast to Coast to Cure Challenge

13 supporters of The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT), including CPT Patron Mike Tindall MBE and fellow Rugby World Cup winner Iain Balshaw MBE, completed the historic 'Raid Pyrenean', this week to raise vital funds for CPT’s search for a cure for Parkinson’s. Read more

The 'Coast To Coast To Cure' Endurance Cycle

This week AEGIS London and The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT) hosted a Q&A event with rugby legends Mike Tindall and Iain Balshaw to talk about Parkinson’s, CPT’s ground-breaking research and the extreme Coast to Coast to Cure Challenge... Read more

World Parkinson Congress, Kyoto: 4-7 June 2019

This triennial congress provides an international forum for dialogue on the latest scientific discoveries, medical practices, and caregiver initiatives related to Parkinson’s disease... Read more

Early Indication from Study Shows Dietary Supplement may Improve Dopamine Function and Ease Motor and Non-Motor Symptoms of Parkinson's

Investigators at Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia have reported that in a study of 42 patients, those who received N-acetyl cyteine (NAC) experienced a significant lessening of the motor and non-motor symptoms. The results suggest that NAC may positively affect the dopaminergic system in people with Parkinson's, with corresponding positive clinical effects. Read more

'Cooling' Inflamed Brains in Parkinson's

When cells in the body become unwell or injured, they release proteins that inform the body of their stricken situation. These activate the release of further signalling proteins called inflammasomes... Read more

GDNF Gene Therapy Clinical Trial

At the recent annual American Association of Neurological Surgeons meeting, researchers presented the results of a Phase I clinical trial designed to test the safety and tolerability of a gene therapy approach for GDNF in Parkinson's. Read more

Dr Simon Stott attends the International Festival of Neuroscience

In this #StottSpot video, Dr Simon Stott and colleague Dr Jon Stamford, attend the international Festival of Neuroscience in Dublin... Read more

The Tom Isaacs Award 2019

Nominations are invited for this annual award co-created by the Van Andel Research Institute and The Cure Parkinson's Trust in memory of Tom Isaacs. Read more

Why Get Involved in Clinical Trials - Read Michael's story

Michael has taken part in a number of clinical trials, most recently the PD-STAT trial led by Dr Camille Carroll, University of Plymouth... Read more

Our 2019 Annual Review

Download our 2019 Annual Review here now... Read more

The Gulls' Eggs Luncheon 2019

On 14th May, more than 500 of the City’s leading wealth management professionals gathered in the historic Merchant Taylors’ Hall for the 31st annual Gulls’ Eggs Luncheon in support of CPT. Read more

The G-Force PD Meeting with Update Seminar

G-Force PD is a global initiative created to bring cell based therapies to people with Parkinson's. This April, on World Parkinson's Day, the G-Force Steering Committee convened in Cambridge for their fifth annual meeting, supported by CPT. This was followed by presentations of the latest cell based therapy research updates... Read more

Isradipine - Clinical Trial Results

A study of a blood pressure drug does not show any benefit for people with Parkinson's, according to findings presented at the American Academy of Neurology's Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, May 2019... Read more

The SEAM Meet-Up for Parkinson's

At the Cure Parkinson's Trust we are always keen to support projects which we believe will have longer term benefits for the Parkinson's community. As part of this effort, Dr Simon Stott attended two initiatives that we think are very interesting -The SEAM meet-up and Mobilise-D... Read more

Countdown to the London Marathon

With the Virgin Money London Marathon just around the corner, we'd like to share some stories from members of team CPT, ahead of the iconic 26.2 mile race through the capital. Read more