Our 2019 Annual Review

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The Gulls' Eggs Luncheon 2019

On 14th May, more than 550 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

The AEGIS Coast To Coast To Cure Challenge

In June 2019, 13 supporters of The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT), including CPT Patron Mike Tindall MBE and fellow Rugby World Cup winner Iain Balshaw MBE, will be attempting the historic 'Raid Pyrenean', to raise vital funds for CPT’s search for a cure for Parkinson’s. The team have named their challenge 'The AEGIS 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

**Webinar** Stem Cell (Cell Replacement) Therapy

Our next webinar will be held at 5.30 pm (GMT) on Wednesday 12th June and will discuss developments in the field of stem cell therapy for Parkinson's. Register now... 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

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

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

AEGIS London announces Charity partnership

The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT) is delighted to have been chosen as one of AEGIS London’s charity partners. Read more

The ADPD Conference - Lisbon 2019

The 14th​ International Conference on Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Diseases (or ADPD meeting) was held in Lisbon, Portugal in March 2019. This five day event was attended by over 4000 researchers, including CPT's Deputy Director of Research, Dr Simon Stott. Find out how Simon got on... Read more

IPDGC: The Genetics of Parkinson's

The International Parkinson Disease Genomics Consortium (or IPDGC) was set up in 2009 to collect DNA from enough people with (and without) Parkinson’s to allow for researchers to be confident to identify all the genetic risk factors for Parkinson’s. The group has an annual meeting and our Deputy Director of Research, Dr Simon Stott, was invited to attend the meeting. Find out more from Simon... 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

Diag'nose'ing Parkinson's - Is a Person's Aroma a Sign?

A person termed a 'Super Smeller' has demonstrated her ability to pin point people with Parkinson's Disease simply by smelling their natural aroma. This super 'hyperosmic' ability has helped inform researchers on earlier diagnosis... Read more

The GDNF Trial - Tom's story

When Tom Isaacs first met with Professor Steven Gill in 2003, it was the start of an incredible journey that changed the course of Parkinson’s research... Read more

GDNF Trial Results Published

Results from a pioneering clinical trials programme that delivered an experimental treatment directly into the brain of people with Parkinson’s offer hope that it may be possible to restore damaged neurons... Read more

**Webinar** - Sleep and Parkinson’s Disease

Re-watch the fourth instalment of our quarterly Parkinson’s webinar series in partnership with Journal of Parkinson’s Disease and Parkinson’s Movement as we discuss the topic ‘Sleep and Parkinson’s Disease’. Read more

Measuring Parkinson's - how can we do it accurately?

It is acknowledged within the research community that our current methods of monitoring and assessing Parkinson's require improvement. This is particularly necessary in the context of clinical trials... Read more

The European Journal of Neuroscience - Special 'Tom Isaacs' Edition

This Special Issue of the European Journal of Neuroscience has been put together by NECTAR (the Network for European CNS Transplantation & Restoration) in collaboration with The Cure Parkinson's Trust in memory of the late Tom Isaacs who sadly passed away suddenly in May 2017. Read more

Best-selling author Joanna Trollope, OBE becomes a Patron of The Cure Parkinson’s Trust

The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT) is thrilled to announce the best-selling author Joanna Trollope as a new Patron. Read more