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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 […]

ERIG talks by Tilo Kunath and Leona Braund

On Saturday 2nd December, at the Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine, Dr Tilo Kunath, who leads a research group in the MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine, gave a talk entitled Cell Therapy for Parkinson’s: where are we now? Following Tilo’s talk there was a presentation from Leona Braund from Inverness, who is a Person with […]

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

Publication by Branch Members in “Regenerative Medicine”

We are pleased to report that an invited paper entitled Adventures with Parkinson’s: empowering Parkinson’s patients to become active partners in research and treatment has been published in a special edition of the journal Regenerative Medicine. The paper, authored by Alison Williams, Ken Bowler and Bill Wright, gives an overview of some of the Branch’s […]