Professor Simon Lewis - Neurologist

Living with Parkinson’s Disease: A Survivor’s Guide

Check out this video, which is intended to give people living with Parkinson’s some tips on how to live the best...

How much exercise should I be doing for my Parkinson’s Disease?

Everyone knows that exercise is good for you and this is particularly true for people living with Parkinson’s Disease.  However, recent...

what-is-parkinsons-disease

What is Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson’s disease is a common degenerative disease of the brain. It’s associated with aging, but it doesn’t respect age. People under...

The link between genes and parkinsonism

The Role of Genes in Parkinson’s

The genetics of Parkinson’s disease are very challenging. Basically, Parkinson’s affects one in 1,000 people. But interesting, if you go to...

What is Lewy Body

What is Lewy Body?

Classically, when we look down the microscope at someone who has Parkinson’s disease and look at their brain, we can see...

what-is-vascular-dementia

What is Vascular Dementia?

Vascular Dementia often comes into our thinking when we’re looking at some patients with dementia. And what we’re seeing with Vascular...

The genetics of alzheimers disease

The Role of Genes in Alzheimer’s Disease

The genetics of Alzheimer’s disease are a little bit more complicated. Unfortunately, we don’t see a very clear pattern in Alzheimer’s...

The genetics of frontotemporal dementia

The Role of Genes in Frontotemporal Dementia

The genetics of Frontotemporal Dementia probably one of the most rapidly evolving fields that we have in this space. Probably 10...

Proteins, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's, Dementia

The Role of Proteins in Brain Disease

We know that most of the diseases of the brain that we’re seeing that are degenerative, seem to be associated with...

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Where will the cure come from?

People often wonder where the cure will come from, and the truth is that we do have some clues from the...