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Spring Research Update Meeting 4 May: recorded to watch again

Theme: Why diabetes drugs might be an important potential line of treatment for Parkinson’s. The meeting was recorded and is available to re-watch now

New mRNA activators for Parkinson’s

Research evidence has suggested that in Parkinson’s there is some disruption to a process involved in protein production within cells. This process is known as ‘m6A mRNA methylation’, and activation of this process may protect nerve cells against Parkinson’s. Laboratory research has shown that supporting…

The lonafarnib pre-clinical trial

This research led by Professor Joe Mazzulli, will, it is hoped, give us a better understanding of how lonafarnib can reduce the build-up of the toxic protein alpha-synuclein which is a characteristic of Parkinson’s.

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Two families take on London to Amsterdam cycle for Parkinson’s

On 27 April, the Mostyn and Postlethwaite families will be setting off from London to tackle the incredible 286 mile cycle to Amsterdam, raising much needed funds and awareness for Parkinson’s.

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Cotty’s crown for Parkinson’s

We are delighted to announce the winner of our Jubilee Crown competition as 8 year old Cotty Vicary, who created this beautiful design to be used as part of our summer of Jubilee fundraising and to raise awareness for Parkinson’s.