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Thursday, 29th February 2024
Last year, one of our supporters Andrew, took on the Cape to Cape race with his good friend Darren, to challenge himself and raise funds for cutting-e...
Tuesday, 20th February 2024
Shake It Up recently announced funding for a new research project investigating quantitative mapping of aSyn soluble and insoluble PTMs in selected br...
Monday, 19th February 2024
Many of our Shake It Up supporters raise funds and awareness for Parkinson’s research by embracing their creative pursuits and artistic passions...
Thursday, 15th February 2024
This article was originally published by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research This guest blog, written by Karlee Pringle and Sama...
Friday, 2nd February 2024
With a new year upon us, many people are reflecting on how they can make an impact on the world. Having an accurate and up-to-date Will is an importan...
Thursday, 25th January 2024
This month we are taking the opportunity to farewell, celebrate and thank Rick Crethar, who has been an invaluable contributor to the Shake It Up Aust...
Thursday, 25th January 2024
An international team of patient, research and industry leaders, including Shake It Up Australia, have collaborated to propose the first iteration of ...
Monday, 22nd January 2024
When the weather heats up, it’s important to consider how the heat may impact your Parkinson’s symptoms – or those of your loved one...
Monday, 22nd January 2024
In November 2023, a group of dedicated fundraisers took on a massive challenge – the world’s toughest road half marathon, Point to Pinnacl...
Thursday, 11th January 2024
This week, our Shake It Up hero is Suzanne Cox, a regular Shake It Up fundraiser who this year completed the Everest Base Camp Trek in memory of her f...
Tuesday, 9th January 2024
In our ‘Day in the Life with Parkinson’s’ series, we hear from our Shake It Up supporters about their day-to-day experiences while l...
Thursday, 4th January 2024
Over 200,000 Australians are currently living with Parkinson’s disease, with a further 38 diagnosed everyday. It’s the fastest growing neu...
Wednesday, 20th December 2023
We are rapidly approaching the end of 2023, a huge year in Parkinson’s research. Thank you to everyone in our community for your steadfast support o...
Monday, 18th December 2023
Researchers at University of Sydney are conducting a research study about the impact of cannabis use on non-motor and motor symptoms of Parkinson’s ...
Monday, 18th December 2023
Researchers at University of Queensland’s Centre for Clinical Research are working to improve neuropsychological assessments for earlier and more ef...
Monday, 18th December 2023
Earlier this month, Shake It Up was thrilled to announce funding for year 2 of the Australian Parkinson’s Genetics Study,  led by Associate Pro...
Monday, 4th December 2023
This article was originally published by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research This blog was written by Caroline (Carlie) Tanner, ...
Monday, 4th December 2023
This month we are taking the opportunity to farewell, celebrate and thank Graeme Fear, who has served on the Shake It Up Australia board of directors ...
Thursday, 23rd November 2023
  Did you know this Wednesday is International Giving Day? It’s a day when the global community will come together to donate to good cause...
Tuesday, 21st November 2023
At Shake It Up, we are passionate in our belief that everyone has the power to make a difference. While some of our fundraising heroes take on athleti...
Monday, 20th November 2023
Did you know that pain affects up to 85 percent of people living with Parkinson’s? And can be one of the most troubling non-motor symptoms in ea...
Monday, 20th November 2023
Did you know November 29 is International Giving Day? It’s a day when the global community will come together to donate to good causes, and we&#...
Thursday, 16th November 2023
‘Limitlessness in the Aquasphere’ is a journey of discovery through mindfulness and diving, created by filmmaker Oshim Somers after being ...
Thursday, 16th November 2023
Earlier this month, Shake It Up was thrilled to announce funding for a new research project led by Nicolas Dzamko, PhD, Senior Research Fellow, Brain ...
Tuesday, 14th November 2023
Did you know there are around 200,000 Australians currently living with Parkinson’s and a further 38 people diagnosed every day? One of our inspirin...
Tuesday, 14th November 2023
In September 2023, a group of motivated fundraisers laced up their runners and hit the pavement for the Sydney Marathon, fueled by the desire to hit t...
Tuesday, 14th November 2023
This article was originally published by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research A global team of researchers captured the attention ...
Tuesday, 14th November 2023
Did you know November 29 is International Giving Day? It’s a day when the global community will come together to donate to good causes, and we&#...
Tuesday, 31st October 2023
Did you know November 29 is International Giving Day? It’s a day when the global community will come together to donate to good causes, and we&#...
Tuesday, 24th October 2023
On July 21, Offbeat ’23 shook Fremantle’s Port Beach Brewery, raising crucial funds for Parkinson’s research. The mastermind behind ...
Tuesday, 24th October 2023
Many of our supporters at Shake It Up participate in fundraisers that involve tough athletic feats to help raise funds and awareness for ParkinsonR...
Tuesday, 17th October 2023
October 15-21 is National Carers Week in Australia. There are 2.65 million Australians who provide unpaid care and support to a family member or frien...
Friday, 13th October 2023
Last year, Sarah Buckpitt and her cycling friends put together the Pedal for Parkinson’s Tasmania Tour. Riding 500km across 5 days, the team raised ...
Monday, 9th October 2023
Australia will soon have the capacity to host more in-depth and innovative clinical trials for Parkinson’s disease after funding was announced to de...
Friday, 6th October 2023
In this chat with Dr. Fazel Shabanpoor, we hear about his research into antisense oligonucleotides (ASOs), which offer a new therapeutic strategy in P...
Thursday, 28th September 2023
In June this year, we shared the first of our regular quarterly progress updates for the Shake It Up Australia Foundation. Since then, we’ve seen ma...
Friday, 22nd September 2023
Our Shake It Up Heroes, Team Bailey, have been tackling the Point to Pinnacle in support of Shake It Up Australia and Young Onset Parkinson’s Di...
Tuesday, 19th September 2023
Shake It Up fundraisers Sid and Jock decided to take on the Mongol Derby to make a difference and raise over $10,000. We spoke with the friends about ...
Monday, 18th September 2023
At Shake It Up we have many adventurous supporters who take part in all kinds of athletic events to raise both funds and awareness for Parkinson’s. ...
Wednesday, 6th September 2023
In this chat with Dr. Cedric Bardy, Associate Professor at SAHMRI (South Australia Health and Medical Research Institute) and Flinders University, we ...
Tuesday, 5th September 2023
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research has announced that researchers at Duke University School of Medicine have found a new te...
Thursday, 31st August 2023
In January this year, Sean was diagnosed with Early Onset Parkinson’s Disease at just 36 years of age. The diagnosis came as a shock to Sean and...
Thursday, 31st August 2023
Did you know that more than half of all Australians don’t have a Will? Or that, while two-thirds of Australians consider leaving a charitable g...
Monday, 28th August 2023
Acclaimed singer/songwriter Bloom is one of Australia’s greatest power vocalists and a seasoned touring artist, with sold out shows across the c...
Friday, 25th August 2023
At Shake It Up we have many incredible supporters who fundraise for us year on year. One of these supporters, Lisa, has now held five fundraising even...
Monday, 14th August 2023
In this chat with Associate Professor Miguel Rentería, we hear about the Australian Parkinson’s Genetics Study, and how the study of genes is h...
Monday, 7th August 2023
Last month, Shake It Up CEO Vicki Miller and Founder Clyde Campbell had the privilege of travelling to Barcelona to attend the 2023 World Parkinson Co...
Monday, 7th August 2023
Content originally published on the UNSW website. A new app, co-designed by people with Parkinson’s disease, has been launched to help those living ...
Tuesday, 1st August 2023
Shake It Up ambassador Liz Cantor grew up in Sunshine Beach, Noosa, where her love of surfing was rewarded with a sponsorship from Billabong at just 1...
Tuesday, 1st August 2023
Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease vary from person to person and change over time. People are generally most familiar with the motor symptoms of Par...
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