Reports from local research events

NeuroCARE App – a digital health monitoring research study

This online ERIG meeting took place on Saturday 24 February 2024 at 10:00. The speaker was Dr Johnny Tam, a Clinical Research Fellow at the Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic.…

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Progress at the recent NECTAR (Network for European CNS Transplantation and Restoration) conference in Naples

This meeting took place at 10:00 on Saturday 2 December at the Centre for Regenerative Medicine. The audience of 24 members heard a report on progress towards new therapies for…

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Effects of Mindfulness Meditation and Exercise Prescription on the Confidence of People with Parkinson’s to Engage in Physical Activity

This online ERIG meeting took place on Saturday 11 November 2023 at 10:00. The speaker was Khalid Al-Ani, a BSc (Hons) student in Physical Activity & Health at Napier University.…

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Student Talks for The Bowler Travel Bursary

Engagement work between members of the Edinburgh Branch of Parkinson’s UK and local university researchers, students and health care professionals with a research interest in Parkinson’s was started by Prof.…

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Parkinson’s and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea

Our first ERIG meeting of 2023 took place online on Saturday 28th January The meeting started at 10.00am and was attended by 29 members. Our speaker was Amber Roguski, a…

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ERIG IN PERSON EVENT Saturday 3 December 2022

Our first in person ERIG event in nearly three years began at 10:00am and was attended by just over 20 members. The first talk was by Dr Martine Verheul, Institute…

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