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Tom, Tom – Thank You For Showing Us The Way

Tom Isaacs, 2 April 1968 – 31 May 2017. Co-founder and president of The Cure Parkinson’s Trust A little over three months since the PD community was shaken to its core at the news of Tom Isaacs’ death, we take a moment to reflect not just on his life but his legacy. An Olympic torchbearer, Tom led and lit the way for those with YOPD; it’s up to us – all in the PD world – to now work together in getting better treatment and the cure. 

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News The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

Collaborate or be damned

Anyone who works in the medical field; specifically in the brain-business, will know of Neuroscientist Dr. Babak Kateb, Founding Chairman and CEO of the prestigious SBMT and Brain Mapping Foundation. Pat O’Brien of the acclaimed Business Rockstars introduced Dr. Babak…‘brain-mapping is what he does.’ Close enough, Lisa Vandeberg explains…

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News The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

The Sticky Subject of Alpha Synuclein

Lisa V tries to keep it simple and explains the deal with alpha-synuclein. Originally published online a couple of years ago when a-SYN was still new to the PD community, this article has been updated in the light of more recent research. All evidence from then and now points to this sticky substance being the cause of Parkinson’s.

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What do they say about not working with children and animals? Ziggy steals the show in our...

A group representing Spotlight YOPD and the interests of those with Young Onset Parkinson’s...

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