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Registered Charity: 1149783

Pos+Ability is a Cambridgeshire based charity offering chair-based exercise and one-to-one support to people living with long-term neurological conditions including, but not limited to, Stroke, Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis and Muscle Dystrophy.

“It gives me more hope than I had”


*** PARKINSON’S TRIALS ***

 

CAMBRIDGE

 ‘DEVELOPING NEW TREATMENTS TO IMPROVE MOTIVATION IN PARKINSONS’

‘Apathy, or loss of motivation, is a common non-motor symptom in Parkinson’s. However, we don’t fully understand what causes it, so treatments are limited.’

WHO? 30 people with Parkinson’s who are not taking Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors. You’ll also need to be able to take Atromoxetine and have an MRI scan.

WHAT? You’ll need to make three visits to the clinic at Cambridge. At your first visit you’ll have an MRI brain scan.In the next 2 visits you’ll be given the research drug (Atomaxetine) or a placebo (dummy drug) and complete activities on a computer.

WHERE? University of Cambridge

This is only a brief resume and there is a lot more information

For more information please use this link: https://www.parkinsons.org.research/developing-new-treatments-improve-motivation-parkinsons, or contact Doctor Claire O’Callaghan at 07479 922303, or co365@cam.ac.uk


LONDON

Some amazing research is about to get underway with Parkinson’s UK and King’s College London. For more information or if you are interested in being involved in the trial please click here.

We look forward to hearing the outcomes. Good luck and best wishes to all involved.

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