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ERIG online engagement event with PhD students Saturday 1st May 10:30

We want to increase engagement between Branch members and local university researchers, students and health care professionals with a research interest in Parkinson’s. This engagement work was started by Prof.…

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Next Edinburgh Research Interest Group (ERIG) Meeting (6th March)

Our next online ERIG meeting will take place at 10:30 on Saturday 6th March 2021. The talk will be given by Dr Rutger Zietsma, CEO of Edinburgh-based company Manus Neurodynamica.…

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An invitation to join an important research study on Parkinson’s genetics

The study aims to identify people with two of the commonest genetic changes in Parkinson’s. These changes can be found in both early AND later onset cases, so the study…

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Next ERIG Meeting (28th November)

Our next online ERIG meeting will take place at 10:30 on Saturday 28th November 2020. The talk will be given by Prof Perdita Barran, who is Chair of Mass Spectrometry…

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Congratulations to Dr Doitsidou and Dr Breen!

Maria Doitsidou and David Breen from the University of Edinburgh have just learned that their application for funding from the Reta Lila Weston Trust has been successful. Their grant will…

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Edinburgh Parkinson’s Lecture 2021

Following our first online Edinburgh Parkinson’s Lecture that was watched by more than 800 people, we are pleased to announce that next year’s lecture will be on 7th October 2021.…

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