Freezing of Gait Research

Freezing of Gait causes significant problems with mobility and often falls that can trigger transition to nursing home care. My team...

Is CURE a four letter word in Parkinson’s

Prof Simon Lewis explains the current approaches that people are taking in the pursuit of a cure. Australia is opening trials...

Clinical Trials Research

We are entering a phase of more active clinical trials for neurodegenerative conditions like Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Some of...

Slowing Cell Death

What other approaches do we have for slowing cell death? Well we know that a number of the diseases there seems...

What-is-Corticobasal-Syndrome

What is Corticobasal Syndrome?

Corticobasal Syndrome is a catch-all term. It’s one of those vague terms which we can lump medical conditions with in. The...

What is Dystonic Tremor

What is Dystonic Tremor?

Dystonic tremor is an interesting condition. Rather than being a disease, dystonic tremor really manifests with patients who have a shake,...

Levodopa - Parkinson's treatment

Levodopa

One of the easiest ways to target treatments for Parkinson’s Disease is to try and replace the dopamine that’s missing in...

What is Essential Tremor

What is Essential Tremor?

Essential tremor is a relatively common condition it does seem to have a familial basis. About half the patients who present...

where's the cure for Parkinson's and Dementia

Where’s the cure?

Everybody who gets a diagnosis of a brain disease where cells are dying, wants to know the same thing “Where’s the...

Future of Parkinson's research

Signs of Hope

When patients come to see me in the clinic they often accuse me of being a little bit cynical because I...