One of the most important aspects of any piece of research is the publication of the results. This is the point where you submit your work for scrutiny by your peers. That in itself is always a heart-in-mouth moment when
Gardening is not my thing. And when I say ‘not my thing’ I mean not my thing in the sense that large wooden stakes driven through the heart are not Dracula’s thing. Or Christmas is not your average turkey’s thing.
Each year at about this time, we talk about Parkinson’s Awareness Day, Week, Month or what have you. And each year we hear the usual talking heads telling us that lots is already being done to make the Parky world a
If you open almost any article on the Internet about James Parkinson, the physician after whom Parkinson’s disease is named, you will see this picture. A middle-aged man with beard and moustache. But if you’re trying to trace the picture
For the last 37 years, I have worked in the field of Parkinson’s in one way or another. First as a PhD student studying dopamine release in the basal ganglia, then as an academic leading a small research team and,