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Lived Experience Survey – ACTION NEEDED

An important message from Becky Duff, Chair of the Neurological Alliance of Scotland. Following on from the last members’ update, the Lived Experience survey is here! This work is essential to informing Scotland’s first ever Action Plan for Neurology and we need you to help us gather the views of people living with neurological conditions […]

CANCELLATION of ERIG Talk Scheduled for Saturday 3rd March

Please be aware that the ERIG talk by Professor W Gedroyc scheduled for Saturday 3rd March has been CANCELLED because of the adverse weather conditions. We plan to re-schedule the talk for a later date. Details to follow.

Role of Calcium in PD

Science Daily reports that researchers have found that excess levels of calcium in brain cells may lead to the formation of toxic clusters that are the hallmark of Parkinson’s disease. The international team, led by the University of Cambridge, found that calcium can mediate the interaction between small membranous structures inside nerve endings, which are […]

Demonstration of Path Finder at Branch Meeting

              Research Interest Group Chair, Ken Bowler, gave a demonstration of “Path Finder” at the Branch meeting on 10th January 2018. Developed by a tech start-up company, Walk With Path Ltd., Path Finder is designed to trigger walking and alleviate Freezing of Gait (FoG) in People with Parkinson’s (PwP’s). […]