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Talk to ERIG by Dr Esther Sammler

A record audience attended the latest meeting of ERIG at the Scottish Centre for Regenerative Medicine on Saturday, 22 April, 2017 to hear Dr Esther Sammler give a superb talk entitled Genes, genetics and signalling pathways in Parkinson’s: from bench to bedside Dr Sammler is a consultant neurologist and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Ninewells Hospital, […]

Possible new test for Parkinson’s

On Saturday 14th January 2017, Dr Alison Green, Reader at the National Creutzfeldt Jakob Disease Research and Surveillance Unit in the University of Edinburgh, gave a fascinating talk on her recent work on development of a biomarker for Parkinson’s. The talk was entitled: A potential new diagnostic test for Parkinson’s disease: real-time QuiC of alpha-synuclein. […]

DVD of 2016 Lecture

We have copies of the DVD available for distribution to members in person at Branch Meetings


Ratko Radakovic, a researcher in the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences at the University of Edinburgh, gave a fascinating talk on his work on Apathy, on Saturday 13th February 2016. His presentation was entitled: Apathy and persons living with Parkinson’s disease: a multidimensional conceptualisation and approach There is a summary of the talk […]