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  • Leanne Richards- Head of Public Fundraising
    Leanne joined The Cure Parkinson’s Trust’s fundraising team in January 2020 having previously worked for several organisations helping to increase community and events fundraising. Leanne manages our individual, special, community and challenge fundraising programmes. ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-01-17
  • Meet Marlene: Rockstar fundraiser for BGF
    Marlene Kendrick is funny, kind, motivated and living with Parkinson’s. When she was diagnosed with PD two years ago, she felt like she had the wind knocked out of her by what felt like a life sentence. Marlene had no idea what to do next. Her doctor gave her a prescription and said to get lots of exercise. ... read more
    Source: Brian Grant FoundationPublished on 2020-01-16By Iris
  • 6 famous women with Parkinson’s
    Most people can name at least one famous man with Parkinson’s, but can you name a famous woman? As part of our Women and Parkinson’s campaign, we highlight some of the women in the public eye who have lived with the condition, from the actress Valerie Perrine – who played a showgirl in ‘Diamonds Are Forever’ and a villain’s moll ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-01-16By admin
  • Facebook Fundraiser
    Facebook fundraising has raised a magnificent £1.6 billion for charities all over the world.  Celebrate your birthday by raising awareness and asking friends and family to donate to The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT). ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-01-16
  • Global collaboration in deep brain stimulation
    We hear from four experts in the field of Parkinson’s on why global collaboration is vital to advancing deep brain stimulation (DBS) – and achieving better treatment results for patients Leading neurosurgeons and neurologists from around the world came together last year for an international meeting organised by Boston Scientific in Porto, Portugal, to share their expertise on deep brain ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-01-16By admin
  • 6 tips to stay active while living with Parkinson’s
    Health and lifestyle blogger, Patricia Sarmiento, shares six ways people with Parkinson’s can stay active, from having an exercise routine to trying out martial arts, dancing while at home – and more It’s no secret that exercise is healthy, but did you know it can even help in the fight against your Parkinson’s? Research shows that aerobic activity, in addition ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-01-16By admin
  • Ready to suffer? Join us for the Tour of Sufferlandria from February 15-23
    The Tour of Sufferlandria is a nine-day cycling “paincation” fundraiser to benefit the Davis Phinney Foundation put on by the folks at The Sufferfest. Last year, they raised $200,000. This year, they’ve set a fundraising target of $250,000. Will you help them (and us) reach their goals? How to Participate Decide Sign up and donate at least $10 to the Davis Phinney ... read more
    Source: Davis Phinney FoundationPublished on 2020-01-15By Melani Dizon
  • In Memoriam: Sir David Jones – Former Co-founder of The Cure Parkinson’s Trust
    Sir David Jones (pictured above right with Tom Isaacs and Michael J Fox), a former co-founder of The Cure Parkinson's Trust (CPT), has died. Sir David was diagnosed with young-onset Parkinson’s at the age of 39 and in 2005 he joined Tom Isaacs, Sir Richard Nichols and Air Vice Marshal Michael Dicken in founding The Cure Parkinson's Trust.  It was ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-01-15
  • The Bydureon Phase lll Trial: Supplementary Substudies
    PLEASE DONATE TO HELP US DRIVE THIS RESEARCH FORWARD The Cure Parkinson's Trust (CPT) and the Van Andel Institute (VAI) are delighted to be supporting two sub-studies within the important Bydureon phase lll trial (Exenatide-PD 3) which will begin recruiting from six sites in the UK over the coming months. The rationale for sub-studies is that they provide additional information ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-01-14
  • 2020 CPT Raid: Raid Alpine
    Following the incredible success of last year’s “Coast to Coast to Cure” challenge in the Pyrenees (the Raid Pyrenean), this June 46 supporters of The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT) will be taking on the next extreme cycling challenge in the CPT Raid series: the legendary Raid Alpine. The team, which once again includes CPT Patron Mike Tindall MBE and fellow ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-01-14
  • UCL IoN Movement Disorders Centre Inaugural Symposium: Launch of the UCL Movement Disorders Centre
    The QS MDC Inaugural Symposium will bring together a large number of UCL and international Movement Disorders experts discussing new developments in basic science, clinical research, trials and new research opportunities in Parkinson's. The conference is open to all and will highlight recent discoveries and promising pathways for a better understanding and treatment of movement disorders. The event is free ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-01-14
  • Ambroxol in Parkinson’s: Results of Phase ll Trial Published
    PLEASE DONATE TO HELP CPT FUND FURTHER RESEARCH Today The Cure Parkinson's Trust, in partnership with the Van Andel Institute and the John Black Charitable Foundation, is proud to announce the publication of the results of a Phase II clinical trial that evaluated the safety and tolerability of a drug called ambroxol to treat Parkinson's. In late 2014, the Linked ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-01-13
  • 10 tips for improving your diet
    All it takes is a little determination and discipline to get back on track with a healthy diet. The beginning of the new year is when many people resolve to improve aspects of their health and lifestyle, whether it’s changing their diet, exercising consistently, socializing more often or focusing on their mental health. Giving your ... read more
    Source: Brian Grant FoundationPublished on 2020-01-13By Iris
  • Poles and Parkinson’s: How pole walking can help you live well (and stronger) with Parkinson’s
    If you love walking, running, and/or hiking but are starting to worry about your balance, walking poles might be the perfect tool for you. We recently sat down with Mandy Shintani, the co-founder of Urban Poling, to talk about the benefits of walking poles for people with Parkinson’s.   Want to Give Pole Walking a ... read more
    Source: Davis Phinney FoundationPublished on 2020-01-13By Melani Dizon
  • Five years of Parkinson’s campaigning
    To mark the 250th edition of our weekly e-newsletter – launched five years ago to deliver the latest news from the Parkinson’s Life editorial team straight to readers’ inboxes – we look back at some of our biggest stories and campaigns In the five years since the launch of Parkinson’s Life, we’ve featured hundreds of inspiring people from all walks of life ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-01-09By admin
  • Scotland sees soaring Parkinson’s rate
    The number of drugs being prescribed for people living with Parkinson’s in Scotland, UK, has increased by more than a quarter. National Health Service (NHS) figures, published by the Scottish Conservative party, show that the number of items being dispensed for the condition have leapt by 28% – from 260,355 in 2010 to 333,167 in 2019. The sharp rise ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-01-09By admin
  • Ask the expert: Lucille Leader on Parkinson’s and nutrition
    We talk to Parkinson’s author and nutritionist Lucille Leader about the important relationship between your diet and Parkinson’s, her personal connection to the condition – and why it’s not just a case of “drink this, eat that” when it comes to looking after your nutritional health Hi Lucille, Happy New Year! Can you tell our readers a little about your ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-01-09By admin
  • The Cure Parkinson’s Trust – 15 Years
    YouTube Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CfVmf-AYvvQ 2020 is a milestone year for The Cure Parkinson’s Trust. It marks our 15th year of investing in pioneering Parkinson's research and a chance to reflect on the advances we have achieved within the Parkinson's arena. We are not celebrating this 15th anniversary as such, but rather reflecting on what we have achieved so far, and looking ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-01-09
  • Kids of Parkies Trivia Night
    Join us for our Kids of Parkies Trivia Night and help us launch our newest program! Kids of Parkies is a new program that will provide support and educational opportunities to individuals who have a parent that has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. If you have a parent with Parkinson’s, join us for a fun evening of trivia to meet ... read more
    Source: Brian Grant FoundationPublished on 2020-01-08By Iris
  • Parkinson’s vs. Parkinsonism
    What do Michael J. Fox, Muhammad Ali, Alan Alda, Former President Bush, Neil Diamond, and professional cyclist Davis Phinney all have in common? They all have or had different types of parkinsonism of which Parkinson’s is one kind.  Parkinson’s vs. Parkinsonism Parkinsonism, also called atypical Parkinson’s or Parkinson’s plus, is the umbrella term used to describe a group of neurological ... read more
    Source: Davis Phinney FoundationPublished on 2020-01-08By Melani Dizon
  • Review 2019: Research Highlights
    We have had a great deal of research-related news throughout the year, but 5 highlights stand out in 2019. The publication of the Bristol GDNF clinical trial results: The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT) has been instrumental in promoting research of the neurotrophic protein, glial cell-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF), and in 2012 we co-funded a pioneering clinical trial in Bristol (UK) ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-01-06
  • Take on a New Challenge in 2020
    The arrival of a new year can be a perfect time to set new exciting challenges for the months ahead. If you are looking to accomplish something incredible in 2020, by choosing to raise funds for The Cure Parkinson’s Trust you could make a real difference to our research. Whether you are an experienced runner or training for your first ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-01-06
  • Toby Pinn – Fundraising Administrator
    Toby graduated from The University of Birmingham with a degree in Philosophy. He joined The Cure Parkinson's Trust (CPT) in November 2019 and is responsible for raising funds for the charity by administering donations and CPT finances as well as assisting in administration for the fundraising team. ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-01-06
  • Moments of Victory® – Richard Beattie Emphasizes the Power of Telling Your Story
    Each month, we spotlight an inspiring story from someone in our Team DPF® community who is helping to improve the quality of life of people living with Parkinson’s by raising funds. Today, we are happy to feature Richard Beattie from Greenwood, Mississippi. Which event did you participate in? I started fundraising for RAGBRAI in January 2019. I also co-founded and ... read more
    Source: Davis Phinney FoundationPublished on 2020-01-06By Melani Dizon
  • Grace Craven – Senior Events Fundraising Officer
    Grace graduated from The Royal Central School of Speech and Drama in 2016 with a degree in Theatre Practice. After working for various nonprofit organisations, she joined The Cure Parkinson's Trust (CPT) in November 2019 and is responsible for delivering and supporting CPT’s challenge, community and special events. ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-01-03
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