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Joy Milne to star in BBC programme

Members will be familiar with the story of Joy Milne, the woman who claimed to be able to detect people with Parkinson’s by their body odour. The BBC has made a programme about this remarkable story with the title The Woman Who Can Smell Parkinson’s. The programme is scheduled to be broadcast on Monday 18th […]

Branch Christmas Lunch 2017

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Talk to Branch by Dr Richard Davenport on Diagnosis of PD

Instead of the originally advertised topic we were privileged to have Dr Davenport talk to us about “The evolving differential diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease” based on a presentation he made at the recent “Parkinson’s Disease 200: back to the future” conference at the Royal College of Physicians in September. There is an awareness among clinicians […]

Stem cells – the Future: an introduction to iPS cells

The EuroStemCell consortium has produced a really excellent 16-minute video telling the story of the extraordinary discovery of induced pluripotent stem cells. You can watch it by clicking on the window below, or by going to the EuroStemCell website