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Branch Reception for Paul & Julia Mayhew-Archer

The Edinburgh Branch of Parkinson’s UK is holding a free reception for Branch members, care-partners, volunteers and activity facilitators to celebrate the visit by Paul Mayhew-Archer to this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe. The reception will take place in the Botanic Cottage, situated in the Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh. Date & Time: Monday 13th August 12.00-14.00 […]

2018 Summer Lunch Gallery

Some photos of the 2018 summer lunch, taken by Hagop Bessos    

CrowdLabbing for Parkinson’s

WHAT IS CROWDLABBING FOR PARKINSON’S? The aim is to give people with Parkinson’s – and others motivated to find treatments for the disease fast – a direct voice in scientific research aimed at finding a cure. Brainwave Discovery, the University of Edinburgh and Parkure Ltd are launching a new participatory science project. This starts with […]

MR guided focused ultrasound of the brain

MR-guided focused ultrasound is a non-invasive method which offers an interesting alternative to the surgical procedure known as Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). Over thirty members of the Edinburgh Research Interest Group were treated to an excellent review of this new technique applied to essential tremor, Parkinson’s Disease and other brain disorders by Professor Wladyslaw Gedroyc […]