New clinical trials targeting the LRRK2 gene

LRRK2 is a protein that becomes hyperactive in some people with Parkinson’s, and this increased level of activity is believed to be involved in the progression of their Parkinson’s. Now, two biotech companies have announced plans for two new clinical trials to test their ‘LRRK2…

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Raid Alpine 2022

Raid Alpine is a must for any committed cyclist. Departing from the beautiful shores of Lake Geneva and finishing in the stunning Mediterranean town of Nice, this ride boasts fantastic views and iconic climbs including Col de l’Iseran and the Cime de la Bonette. Tick...

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Paul Mayhew-Archer and friends present his poem ‘When Santa got Parkinson’s’

Cure Parkinson’s patron and TV comedy writer Paul Mayhew-Archer has written a wonderful poem as part of our Christmas Appeal, based on the notion that Father Christmas has Parkinson’s.

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2021 Grouse & Grape Luncheon raises over £14k for Parkinson’s research

On Tuesday 7 December, over 90 guests attended the historic Cavalry and Guards Club on London’s Piccadilly for the annual Grouse & Grape Luncheon, raising over xx for Parkinson’s research.

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Tackling toxic alpha-synuclein

Three major lines of clinical investigation are currently underway to determine if stopping the clustering of alpha-synuclein in Parkinson’s can help to slow down the progression of the disease.