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Jeff Walks the Camino for Parkinson’s

Friday, 3 August 2018

Welcome to Jeff who is joining us on the Camino Trek for Parkinson’s.  This is Jeff’s second fundraising adventure supporting Shake It Up.  In 2017 he travelled to China with his daughter Claire and her best friend Liz and walked…

Parkinson's research

LRRK2 Therapies May Be Useful for Wider Population

Monday, 30 July 2018

New research findings show a role for the LRRK2 protein in Parkinson’s disease among people without a LRRK2 genetic mutation. These results mean that drugs in development targeting LRRK2 might also benefit people without the mutation. Researchers study genetic mutations linked to…

Shaky Sounds

Shaky Sounds Music Gig Supports Parkinson’s

Friday, 20 July 2018

Our hero this week is Amy who hosted a live music event “Shaky Sounds” to support her Dad who was diagnosed with Parkinson’s.  Amy watched as Dad went from being Dad, a person that you go to for advice, to…

Marion and Jess join us on Camino for a Cure

Sunday, 24 June 2018

Welcome to Marion and Jess who are joining us on the El Camino Trek for Parkinson’s. Marion was diagnosed with Parkinson’s last year but that hasn’t stopped her from enjoying what she loves. Her daughter Jess jumped at the chance…