New trial platform could accelerate cure for Parkinson’s disease
Despite 30 years of research, not a single therapy has been found to successfully delay or stop the progression of Parkinson’s disease (PD).
Parkinson’s and neurodegenerative disease – research overview
University of Plymouth research: Parkinson’s and neurodegenerative disease – research overview. Further information on our molecular, cellular and biomedical research into neurodegenerative disease.
Investigating Parkinson's disease and Dementia with Lewy bodies
Research at the University of Plymouth: ITSMed researchers investigating the causes and mechanisms that lead to nerve cell death, resulting in Parkinson's disease and dementia with Lewy bodies, thanks to funding from the charity BRACE.
National launch for ‘revolutionary’ Parkinson’s project
University of Plymouth news: 'Developing Home-based Parkinson's Care' will focus on co-designing a new service to help Parkinson’s patients, carers and healthcare staff monitor a person’s condition remotely
Why get involved in clinical trials? Read Michael’s story
Michael Broad has Parkinson's, and explains his involvement in a pioneering trial currently being run by the University of Plymouth
Parkinson’s and neurodegenerative disease research
University of Plymouth research: Parkinson’s and neurodegenerative disease research. International research group for in vivo and in vitro studies of neurodegeneration.
Cholesterol-lowering drug Simvastatin trialled as a potential neuro-protective treatment for Parkinson’s
University of Plymouth news: A national clinical trial led by University of Plymouth has started recruiting participants to see if cholesterol-lowering drug Simvastatin has potential as a treatment for Parkinson's
Lab tour showcases Plymouth Parkinson’s disease research
Plymouth University news: Research into Parkinson's disease at Plymouth University has been under the spotlight, as local people affected by the disease meet the researchers who are battling it
Volunteers needed for UK/US Parkinson’s disease study
Plymouth University news: Innovative technology to diagnose Parkinson's disease, designed by scientists in the UK and the US is being trialled at Plymouth University and volunteers are needed to help with the study