Edinburgh Parkinson’s Lecture 2018

Professor Giovanna Malluci

This year’s lecture was given by Professor Giovanna Mallucci of the University of Cambridge on 17th September 2018.

  • Giovanna Mallucci is Associate Director of the UK Dementia Research Institute at the University of Cambridge.
  • She is van Geest Professor of Clinical Neurosciences and an Honorary Consultant Neurologist at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.
  • Professor Mallucci’s lab is internationally recognised for landmark studies defining common mechanisms underlying the causes of dementia and other neurodegenerative disorders, like Parkinson’s disease, which can be targeted for treatment.

The title of her talk was

The Road to New Treatments for Dementia and Parkinson’s


We hope to make some of the lecture material available for downloading: watch this space!

The lecture has been arranged and funded by the Edinburgh Branch of Parkinson’s UK, the Lothian Parkinson’s Service Advisory Group, the MRC Centre for Regenerative Medicine at Edinburgh University, and the MRC Protein Phosphorylation & Ubiquitylation Unit at Dundee University.