Understanding coronavirus and Parkinson’s
We’ve all seen coronavirus (or COVID-19) in the headlines. Our priority remains supporting people living with Parkinson’s. That’s why we’ve gathered the facts and guidance to help answer some of your most common questions about coronavirus and Parkinson’s.
Results from stem cell therapy surgery announced
A US-based team has published results after treating one individual with an experimental stem cell therapy. The therapy involved surgically transplanting new brain cells, made from the patient's own skin, into the brain of a man with Parkinson's.
Help researchers understand coronavirus
New opportunities to take part in research have been added to the Take Part Hub, including studies specifically looking to gather people's experiences of social isolation.
Researchers identify key player in genetic Parkinson’s
A team of researchers at the University of York have shown a protein called Rab10 plays an important role in the loss of brain cells in LRRK2-associated Parkinson’s.
Ymddiriedolwr Newydd ar gyfer Cymru - New Trustee for Wales
Mae’n bleser gan Parkinson’s UK Cymru groesawu ymddiriedolwr newydd, Elaine Evans.
Parkinson’s UK Cymru are delighted to welcome their new trustee, Elaine Evans.
We've launched a funding programme for studies into non-drug treatments for Parkinson’s
Parkinson’s UK is launching a new funding programme to support innovative studies into non-drug treatments for Parkinson’s.
Survey shows a lack of awareness of brain donation for research
Our survey of 2,000 UK adults shows that research is at risk due to a lack of awareness surrounding brain donation.
What the latest budget means for people with Parkinson's
We provide a summary of what the latest budget means for people with Parkinson's, their carers and families
Over 150 nurses in Northern Ireland hear about the Excellence Network
Nuala Campbell, our Education Adviser, presented to more than 150 nurses promoting our work and specifically the Excellence Network.
Cannabis extract may hold key to stop pain in Parkinson's
Cannabis-based compounds could be the silver bullet to relieve pain for people with Parkinson’s according to the largest ever study into pain and the condition.