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An invitation to the Parkinson’s East Midlands Research Interest Group (PEMRIG)’s 10th Annual Research Forum: ‘Latest research developments and plans’

I am writing on behalf of the Parkinson’s East Midlands Research Interest Group, or PEMRIG. PEMRIG is a place for those affected by Parkinson’s to learn about research, find out about upcoming events and discover how they can support research programmes. Please visit our website for more information on the group: www.pemrig.org.uk  

I am delighted to be able to give you the latest information about our next free online research event taking place on Saturday 9 October 2021, from 9.45am – 12.40pm, live and online via Zoom.

Now in its tenth year, the East Midlands Parkinson’s Research Forum is a hugely popular annual event, organised by the local Parkinson’s community and supported by Parkinson’s UK. The event features talks from top Parkinson’s researchers. Speakers will include:

  • Professor David Dexter (Parkinson’s UK) ‘Using technology to accelerate Parkinson’s research’
  • Dr Heather Mortiboys (Sheffield Institute of Translational Neuroscience (SITraN)) ‘Mitochondrial therapeutics for Parkinson’s’
  • Professor Perdita Barran (University of Manchester) ‘Getting under the surface of Parkinson’s: Metabolomics and Diagnostics from swabbing skin’
  • Dr Simon Stott (Cure Parkinson’s Trust) ‘Bile, Bluerock, Bayer & Bail – results from 2021 and Parkinson’s research in 2022’
  • Question and Answer interactive session with all of our speakers

The event will be streamed online; however, early booking is recommended.

Date: Saturday 9 October 2021

Time: 9:45am – 12.40pm

To register to attend, please visit our EventBrite page: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/east-midlands-parkinsons-10th-annual-research-forum-2021-tickets-161465643085?keep_tld=1 

 If you have any questions about this event, please contact the organiser, John Turner, by email at Pemrig.uk@gmail.com.

Please feel free to share this invitation with others who may be interested, all are welcome!

Best Wishes,

John Turner 

Chair, Parkinson’s East Midlands Research Interest Group

Email: pemrig.uk@gmail.com