Parkinson's Research Initiative - Open Event

The 2nd Dundee Edinburgh Parkinson's Research Initiative invites you to meet clinicians and researchers to learn about current projects and join the Parkinson's research discussion.

This is a public event for anyone with an interest in Parkinson's but particularly those living with the condition and their familiy members. 

The programme for the event is:

15.30 - Welcome & Introductions
16.10 - Update on basic science research
16.25 - Update on clinical research and CARE PD
17.00 - Panel Discussion - Themes

  • Why did I get Parkinson's? Genetics? Environment?
  • Diagnosis - How can we do it better? Early non-motor symptoms
  • First steps - Early intervention, role of exercise, participatory research
  • The lived experience of a partner
  • What support is available? - NHS, community, self
  • Medications - What's in the pipeline? Personalising care
  • The future - Opportunities for research
  • Working together - the role of funders and industry

18.30 Concluding remarks

For more information and to register please go to eventbrite

The Dundee Edinburgh Parkinson's Research Initiative brings together researchers and clinicians from The University of Dundee and The University of Edinburgh

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Parkinson's Research Initiative - Open Event

Location |
Royal College of Physicians
9 Queen Street