RIGeast

Parkinson’s UK

RIGeast is part of Parkinson’s UK’s national Research Support Network.

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RIGEast

Welcome to RIGeast

The East of England Research Interest Group is led by a steering group of volunteers who work with local Parkinson’s UK groups and staff from across the region*.  Together, these volunteers co-ordinate, initiate and share opportunities for people to participate in activities linked to research on Parkinson’s disease.
These include:

  • Arranging presentations and discussions of the latest research.

  • Learning about the results of the latest  clinical trials.

  • Visits to laboratories undertaking Parkinson’s research.

  • Participation in research surveys and projects.

  • Keeping up-to-date with global research progress and new treatments.

  • Working with researchers to shape their research.

  • Helping review and make decisions about the research projects funded by Parkinson’s UK.

  • Raising funds towards finding a cure and better treatments for Parkinson’s.

We are eager to recruit local members to become Research Champions who will play a key role in helping to disseminate research information and support the RIG generally. To find out more and how to get involved, click here.

* The East of England Research Interest Group’s catchment area includes: Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Suffolk. See EoE Branches.

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Events

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Steering Committee

View the members of East of England Research Group and their roles

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Resources

Our resources page is full of useful information about Parkinson’s

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Research Champions

Would you like to know more information about  becoming a Research Champion?

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