News and stories

David KilshawParticipants needed for vision study

12 May 2016

Healthy volunteers needed to take part in a study looking at how vision and perception may change in people with Parkinson’s disease.

Genetic clues to Parkinson’s

22 April 2016

Teaching assistant describes his shock and relief after discovering that, unlike him, his identical twin brother is free from Parkinson's disease.

Closing gaps in Parkinson’s care

20 April 2016

Consultant neurologist Anette Schrag is leading a study into the wellbeing of patients with advanced Parkinson’s and the needs of their carers.

Image of brain cells wins award

4 December 2015

Image produced by Royal Free Hospital researcher named a winner in a competition celebrating beauty and art in Parkinson’s research.

Ground-breaking Parkinson’s research

29 October 2015

Mutations in a gene that significantly increases the risk for Parkinson’s disease will be used to develop new treatments to help slow down or stop its progression.

£1 million grant for Parkinson’s research

9 October 2014

Professor Anthony Schapira awarded a £1 million grant by the Medical Research Council to advance studies on a possible new treatment for Parkinson’s disease.

Royal Free research offers hope for new Parkinson’s drug

5 September 2013

A major research project could bring a breakthrough in the hunt for a new treatment which could better slow or stop the progression of Parkinson’s disease.

Parkinson’s research project secures funding boost

31 October 2011

A Royal Free Hospital professor has received a major grant to conduct important research into Parkinson’s disease.