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Reports from local research events

Visit to Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility at Western General Hospital on 28th February 2020

There are new opportunities for local PwPs to participate in clinical trials that are starting soon in Edinburgh. Dr Gordon Duncan spoke about these new trials, one of which is…

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Parkinson’s under the microscope – progress towards a diagnostic test

This talk was given by Dr Mathew Horrocks (Lecturer in Biophysical Chemistry, University of Edinburgh) on 25th January 2020 at the Centre for Regenerative Medicine. Mathew is Head of the…

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Mathew Horrocks

Six myths about Parkinson’s Disease and why they are untrue

On Saturday 27th April members of the Edinburgh Research Interest Group were entertained and informed by a talk from Dr David Breen, a newly appointed neurology consultant in the Western…

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Wearable Technology

A meeting of the Edinburgh Research Interest Group heard a talk on Saturday 12th January from Dr Thanasis Tsanas of Edinburgh University on the subject of wearable technology. His work…

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MR guided focused ultrasound of the brain

Left to right: Dr Tilo Kunath, Prof Gedroyc, Dr Hagop Bessos MR-guided focused ultrasound is a non-invasive method which offers an interesting alternative to the surgical procedure known as Deep…

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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…

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