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 West of Scotland RIG Events

Upcoming Events

  • Ending Parkinson's ASAP: An Open Science Approach
    Ending Parkinson's ASAP: An Open Science Approach
    Wed, 25 Sept
    Zoom Webinar
    25 Sept 2024, 14:30 – 15:30 BST
    Zoom Webinar
    Join Dr Francesca Tonelli as she talks about the ASAP initiative; which is devoted to advancing research into the causes of Parkinson’s disease (PD)., through providing funding and encouraging open collaboration between researchers.

Recent Events

  • Parkinson's Research in Scotland, an event for World Parkinson's Day
    Parkinson's Research in Scotland, an event for World Parkinson's Day
    Hybrid Event
    23 Apr 2024, 10:00 – 17:00
    Hybrid Event
    We are inviting people with Parkinson’s and their loved ones, researchers and clinicians, to join us at this free, hybrid event, featuring a range of research talks, panel discussion, lunch and networking.
  • Specialist Physiotherapy and PD Warrior, supporting your life with Parkinson’s
    Specialist Physiotherapy and PD Warrior, supporting your life with Parkinson’s
    Online via Zoom
    28 Feb 2024, 14:30 – 15:30 GMT
    Online via Zoom
    Join the West of Scotland Research Interest Group (WoSRIG) as they host Fraser Simpson, Chartered Physiotherapist who specialises in working with adults affected by Neurological conditions, discussing - ‘Specialist Physiotherapy and PD Warrior, supporting your life with Parkinson’s.'
  • The STRIPE Clinical Trial
    The STRIPE Clinical Trial
    Online via Zoom
    01 Nov 2023, 14:30
    Online via Zoom
    Dr Smith joins WoSRIG to talk about the STRIPE clinical trial, which investigates the use of neuromodulation to aid overactive bladder symtpoms.
  • Stem Cell Research and Producing a Cell-Based Therapy for Parkinson’s
    Stem Cell Research and Producing a Cell-Based Therapy for Parkinson’s
    Zoom Webinar
    07 Sept 2023, 14:30 – 15:30 BST
    Zoom Webinar
    Speaker Prof. Tilo Kunath, presented a brilliant talk on his current focuses on Parkinson's research: the role of alpha-synuclein protein in Parkinson's, and generating a stem-cell based therapy from dopaminergic neurons.
  • The LRRK2 Gene
    The LRRK2 Gene
    Zoom Webinar
    15 Jun 2023, 14:30 – 15:30 BST
    Zoom Webinar
    Professor Dario Alessi gave an exceptional talk on the molecular causes of Parkinson’s, in particular, the LRRK2 gene - one of the most commonly mutated genes that causes familial inherited Parkinson’s.
  • Physical activity for well-being in Parkinson’s
    Physical activity for well-being in Parkinson’s
    Zoom Webinar
    27 Apr 2023, 14:30 BST
    Zoom Webinar
    The West of Scotland Research Interest Group hosted Dr Alison Williams and Amanda McKay, discussing physical activity for well-being in Parkinson’s. Click the button below for the recording link.
  • Tracking Parkinson's Study
    Tracking Parkinson's Study
    Zoom Webinar
    16 Mar 2023, 14:30
    Zoom Webinar
    Professor Donald Grosset will give a presentation on the research that is ongoing from the Tracking Parkinson’s study, the world’s largest long-term study of people with Parkinson’s, which began in 2012 and is ongoing. Click the button below for the recording link.
  • Joy Milne: The Woman who can Smell Parkinson's
    Joy Milne: The Woman who can Smell Parkinson's
    Zoom Webinar
    21 Feb 2023, 14:30
    Zoom Webinar
    Joy Milne has a 'super sense' of smell - enabling her to smell Parkinson's! Click the button below for the recording link.
  • Singing for Scotland
    Singing for Scotland
    Zoom Webinar
    26 Jan 2023, 14:00
    Zoom Webinar
    Dr Brianna Robertson-Kirkland, Dr Yoon Irons and singing leader Rachel Hynes showcased current research on how group singing can benefit those with Parkinson’s disease.
  • Accelerating Research through Breakthroughs
    Accelerating Research through Breakthroughs
    Zoom Webinar
    22 Nov 2022, 14:00 – 23 Nov 2022, 15:30
    Zoom Webinar
    Professor David Dexter spoke on 22 Nov about research with the greatest potential to transform life for people with Parkinson’s, Parkinson's UK's research strategy and ambitions, and how to get involved and take part. Click the button below for the recording link.
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