The Information Hub

A diagnosis of Parkinson’s is life changing. Our Information Hub provides resources recommended to us by people living with Parkinson’s to help you live well with Parkinson’s and discover how you can take part in trials and surveys.

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Understanding Parkinson's

In Parkinson’s a protein called alpha-synuclein, which is abundant in nerve cells, begins clumping together (or aggregating) and it is believed that this process could be toxic. Cure Parkinson's is investigating how this and other key biochemical pathways and events contribute to the progression of Parkinson's. Thanks to our supporters, we’re funding research into the most promising therapeutic areas.

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Research spotlight

Anle138b to target the toxic protein in Parkinson’s

Alpha-synuclein is considered “public enemy number one” in Parkinson’s research. We have known since the 1990s that the aggregation of this protein inside of neurons is one of the characteristic features of the Parkinson’s brain. There are currently many clinical trials underway targeting alpha-synuclein and trying to remove the aggregates.

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The ADepT-PD Trial

This trial is recruiting people to take part in 30 centres across the UK. We fund and support clinical trials which seek to slow, stop or reverse Parkinson’s. Find out more...

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Advocate spotlight

Omotola Thomas, London

Omotola was diagnosed with early onset Parkinson’s in 2016, aged 35. She is passionate about raising awareness of Parkinson’s and, as the founder/director of Parkinson’s Africa, she works to support, connect and empower African’s affected by the condition.

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Alison Anderson

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Amarpal Harrar

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Dr Camille Carroll

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Maura Ward

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Nick Light

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Paul Mayhew-Archer MBE