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The Quest to find a cure for Parkinson’s Disease

Event Date: 20/09/2017 19:15 to 20/09/2017 21:00 Venue: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ

Mentored by a Madman: The William Burroughs experiment The author of 'Naked Lunch' and 'Junkie', William Burroughs might not seem like the natural inspiration in the search for a treatment for Parkinson's disease, but his influence on the research of Professor Andrew...

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Parkinson's Disease 200 Symposium

Event Date: 21/09/2017 09:00 to 22/09/2017 17:00 Venue: Queen Mother Conference Centre, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ

A celebration of the 200th anniversary of the publication of James Parkinson’s “Essay on the Shaking Palsy” Currently 127,000 people in the UK are affected by Parkinson’s disease (PD). James Parkinson&rsquo...

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World Alzheimer's Day 2017

Event Date: 21/09/2017 10:00 to 21/09/2017 14:00 Venue: Kingsway Care Centre, Kings Cross Road, Dundee

Join the Neuroprogressive and Dementia Network for a cup of tea, light refreshments and a chat about Alzheimer’s research and services in your area. All welcome.  

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Open Information Evening

Event Date: 21/09/2017 17:30 to 21/09/2017 19:00 Venue: Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic, Chancellor's Building, 49 Little France Crescent, Edinburgh, EH16 4SB

The Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic & Euan MacDonald Centre for Motor Neurone Disease Research is having an open evening to meet staff and researchers. It is an opportunity to learn more about the current projects, including: Rowling-CARE

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Neurology Conference

Event Date: 26/10/2017 09:00 to 26/10/2017 16:40 Venue: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1JQ

This year's neurology symposium begins with an exploration of the dizzy patient, followed by an update on emerging therapies in the fields of Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's Disease. This symposium is also web streamed live to over 60 venues around the world. ...

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The Power of Personal Music for Dementia

Event Date: 11/12/2017 18:15 to 11/12/2017 20:15 Venue: Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, Great Hall, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh, EH2 1 JQ

Broadcaster, journalist and author Sally Magnusson delivers this year's Charity Christmas Lecture. In this lecture, Sally will talk about her experiences with the charity and the support and inspiration that they give to individuals with dementia. Provi...

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Alzheimers Scotland Annual Christmas Lecture

Event Date: 14/12/2017 16:00 to 14/12/2017 18:00 Venue: The Hub, Edinburgh

Professor Frank Gunn-Moore, Director of Research at University of St Andrews will deliver the Christmas Lecture. Tickets £12. More information from

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