Online meeting series to share news about state-of-the-art Parkinson’s research in Ireland!

2020-10-20T09:36:41+01:00October 19th, 2020|News, Partner in the Spotlight|

PD-MitoQUANT researchers at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland have organised an online public meeting series to educate and share information on the latest Parkinson's research ongoing in Ireland. We hope you will join us! Register via Eventbrite here. The one-hour sessions in the series will be held on three consecutive Thursdays and involve a range of stakeholders and speakers, including: November 12th, 6:00 - 7:00 PM Gary Boyle, Parkinson's Association of Ireland, Jochen Prehn, RCSI, PD-MitoQUANT Project Coordinator [...]

Team PD-MitoQUANT raises funds and runs for Parkinson’s Association of Ireland

2020-10-20T09:32:41+01:00October 19th, 2020|News, Partner in the Spotlight|

A team of Irish women involved in the PD-MitoQUANT project completed the Vhi Virtual Women’s Mini-Marathon to benefit the Parkinson’s Association of Ireland ( Partners at the RCSI, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and Pintail Limited coordinated their efforts on October 2, 2020.  To date, €770 was raised by the PD-MitoQUANT team. Clad in bright green Parkinson’s Association of Ireland tee shirts, the team included Orla Watters, Niamh Connolly, Helena Bonner, Patsy Connolly, Elena Langa, Giorgia Conte and Elisabeth [...]

Dr Shruti Desai, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center features in latest Neuronet campaign

2020-09-28T12:22:02+01:00September 28th, 2020|News, Partner in the Spotlight|

Dr Shruti Desai is a postdoctoral researcher and Cellular Bioenergetics group member at Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center within the Radboud Center for Mitochondrial Medicine (RCMM). Here, she works alongside mitochondrial experts on clinical care, diagnostics and fundamental research to conduct morphofunctional in vitro studies in living and fixed cells using super-resolution analysis of mitochondria. On September 24, 2020, , Shruti responded to questions about her work for the Neuronet project ( as part of their series of interviews where [...]

Parkinson’s UK hosts Research Conference 2020

2020-07-06T16:47:06+01:00July 6th, 2020|News, Partner in the Spotlight|

Our partner Parkinson's UK is hosting an online research conference on September 24th and 25th, 2020. The 2020 theme is "Accelerating research and improving care". This is a CPD-accredited entirely online meeting held over two days. Keynote lectures will be delivered live from around the world. Symposia will be available on-demand and downloadable for 30 days after the event, and, crucially, poster presentations and networking will take place throughout. The Parkinson's UK Online Research Conference is kindly supported by Guarantors [...]

PD-MitoQUANT Partner Spotlight – H. Lundbeck A/S

2020-04-10T10:39:26+01:00April 8th, 2020|News, Partner in the Spotlight|

With headquarters in Denmark, Lundbeck is a global pharmaceutical company highly committed to improving the quality of life of people living with brain diseases. For this purpose, Lundbeck is engaged in research, drug discovery development, manufacturing, marketing and sale of pharmaceuticals across the world. The company’s products are targeted at disease areas within psychiatry and neurology. Within PD-MitoQUANT, Lundbeck: is scientific co-leader as part of the PD-MitoQUANT Executive Team, evaluates a range of α-synuclein (α-αSyn) fibril species to select the most [...]

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