Search Results Tagged With Parkinsons Research

Tipping Point of Parkinson's Disease, Discovered by Cambridge University


Scientists believe they have found the tipping point in the brain which triggers Parkinson’s Disease in a breakthrough which brings hope of future therapies.
February 02, 2015

More American men diagnosed with Parkinson's


Rates of Parkinson's disease may be on the rise for U.S. men over the past three decades, and the trend could be tied to declines in smoking, a new study suggests.
June 20, 2016

Cancer drug shows early promise for Parkinson's disease


A drug used to treat leukemia has shown initial signs of promise for advanced cases of Parkinson's disease, researchers are reporting.
July 14, 2016

Cholesterol Medication Simvastatin Tested As Potential Treatment For Parkinson's Disease In New Clinical Trial


The Plymouth University Peninsula Schools of Medicine and Dentistry are currently carrying out a clinical trial in which they’re using the treatment on 198 Parkinson’s disease patients who aren’t curr…
January 12, 2016

Pfizer and IBM Launch Innovative Research Project to Transform Parkinson's Disease Care


Pfizer and IBM are launching an innovative new research project focused on Parkinson’s disease, which the companies hope will ultimately help deliver better care to patients and speed up clinical tria…
April 07, 2016

Lab method sheds light on how genetic mutations cause inherited Parkinson's disease


Scientists have developed a new method of measuring the activity of disease-causing mutations in the LRRK2 gene, a major cause of inherited Parkinson's disease.
July 30, 2016

New laboratory model replicates early phase of Parkinson's before onset of motor symptoms


A new laboratory model of Parkinson's is giving scientists an inside look at what happens in the brain years before motor symptoms appear. Specifically, it demonstrates how abnormal alpha-synuclein pr…
August 09, 2016

Meet the woman who can smell Parkinson's


Joy Milne’s ability to pick up the scent of illness early could lead to a breakthrough in disease testing, finds Joan McFadden.
March 05, 2017

Parkinson’s DREAM Challenge Uses Mobile Sensor Data to Monitor Health Based on Movement


The Parkinson’s Disease Digital Biomarker DREAM Challenge was just launched by Sage Bionetworks as the first of a series of open, crowd-funded projects designed to help researchers identify ways to us…
July 20, 2017

Cavion’s New CMO to Lead Cav3 Platform Development for Neurological Diseases


The biopharmaceutical company Cavion announced the appointment of a new executive vice president of research and development and chief medical officer to lead efforts advancing therapies based on the…
August 21, 2017

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