For Parkinson's researchers
Find out how we can support you in every aspect of your research.
Take your research to the next level
The Parkinson’s Virtual Biotech is the drug development arm of Parkinson’s UK. It aims to fast track the most promising scientific discoveries to rapidly develop and test promising Parkinson’s treatments.
If your project is at the drug discovery or clinical development stage, we could help take it to the next level.
Other support for Parkinson's researchers
Recruit participants to your study
As the UK's largest Parkinson's charity, we can help you recruit participants by sharing your research with our supporters. Find out more and request support for your clinical study.
USE TISSUE FROM THE PARKINSON'S UK BRAIN BANK
The Parkinson's UK Brain Bank provides tissue to researchers in the UK and around the world who are working towards a cure for Parkinson's. Find out more and make a request.
LETTERS OF SUPPORT
We are very happy to encourage and support research into Parkinson’s in all areas by providing a letter of support for your application for funding. Find out more or complete the application form (Word, 84KB).
Research conference 2018
The Parkinson's UK Research Conference is held every 2 years and brings Parkinson's researchers together to present and discuss their work, share ideas and develop collaborations.
The next conference will be held in York on 12 and 13 November 2018 - look out for details in our e-newsletter Synapse.
Parkinson's care professional resources and events
Driving research forward together
We work with companies to accelerate progress towards new and better treatments to improve the lives of people with Parkinson's.
Supporting involvement in your research
Whether you're applying for funding or conducting your research, there are many ways we can support you to involve people affected by Parkinson's in a meaningful and timely way.
Sign up for our researcher enewsletter
Be the first to find out about funding, events, news and opportunities in the world of research by signing up to Synapse - our enewsletter for the Parkinson's research community.