HYPE protein found to target alpha-synuclein
Researchers in the US have identified a protein in the brain that may reduce the spread of the toxic alpha-synuclein protein in Parkinson's.
Targeting bacteria in the gut could increase effectiveness of levodopa
New research from Harvard University suggests changes to the gut could improve how a common Parkinson’s medication works.
New molecules targeting alpha-synuclein have potential for slowing Parkinson’s
Researchers in Japan have developed molecules that could be key to slowing the progression of Parkinson’s.
Employment and Parkinson's: share your experience in our survey
The government has committed to getting 1 million more disabled people into work by 2027. So we want to know what the barriers are for people with Parkinson's to get and stay in employment.
Parkinson’s outpatient clinic saved! Achub clinig claf allanol Parkinson’s!
Working closely with local volunteers, Parkinson's UK Cymru has successfully campaigned to save a Parkinson's outpatient clinic on the brink of closure.
Yn gweithio’n agos gyda gwirfoddolwyr lleol, mae Parkinson's UK Cymru wedi ymgyrchu’n llwyddiannus i achub clinig claf allanol Parkinson’s a oedd ar fin cau.
Existing drugs may help the brain protect itself against Parkinson's
Researchers at King's College London have investigated the properties of over 1,000 approved drugs to identify 2 with potential for Parkinson's.
New mouse model highlights promising potential drug for slowing Parkinson’s
The results indicate that, when given early, the molecule Anle138b may restore dopamine levels and help slow or stop Parkinson’s in its tracks.
Repurposed drug enters clinical trial for Lewy body dementia
Researchers in the US have launched a clinical trial to test a drug with the potential to slow the progression of Lewy body dementia.
Test to detect early Parkinson's given FDA Breakthrough Device Designation
The biotech company Amprion have developed a test to detect the early signs of Parkinson's, before the onset of symptoms, which they hope will be ready to market in the next 18 months.
Shaping the volunteer awards
Our values shape the new volunteer awards, so we take a look at some of the volunteers showcasing them.