Working together to drive forward race equality in research
We’ve teamed up with leading patient engagement organisations COUCH Health and Egality Health to make Parkinson’s research more accessible, relevant and inclusive.
Take part in groundbreaking research to test drugs to combat coronavirus
If you test positive for coronavirus, you may be able to take part in a UK-wide trial to find out if antiviral drugs can help people recover faster.
Parkinson's protein test could lead to earlier and better diagnosis
Scientists have shown a pioneering test could diagnose Parkinson's correctly in its early stages.
We're investing up to £3m in drugs that could slow the progression of Parkinson’s
We’re investing in research into inflammation that could help develop drugs that slow the progression of Parkinson’s, something no current medication can do.
Clinical trial of new dyskinesia drug starts in Sweden
The first participant has been recruited to a pioneering clinical trial which is testing a new drug called NLX-112 to investigate its potential for people with Parkinson’s.
Working together to put patients at the heart of Parkinson's research
UCB, a global pharmaceutical company, has joined forces with Parkinson's UK, and the Parkinson's Foundation in the US, to establish a Patient Engagement Council for Parkinson's Research.
Launch of a new toolkit for researchers
We’ve developed an interactive communications toolkit to help researchers in all areas of health research to keep in touch with their participants. It is supported by the Health Research Authority (HRA) as part of the Make It Public strategy.
ADHD drug shows promise for improving cognition in Parkinson’s
Results show that atomoxetine, a drug used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), could improve thinking and impulsiveness in Parkinson’s.
Compound found in fruit shows promise for Parkinson’s
Researchers in the United States have shown that a compound found in fruit - farnesol - has the potential to play a protective role to dopamine-producing brain cells.