RIGeast – Past Events

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RIGEAST EVENTS

This page lists our past research events. To view events please click on the links.

The Causes and Determinants of Parkinson’s

This was an online event about Anxiety Therapies and Research for people with Parkinson’s.

Thursday 25th February 2021
10.15am – 11.30 noon

Dr Alastair Noyce talks about the causes and determinants of Parkinson’s (also known as the epidemiology). He goes on to describe the various approaches to identifying people at risk of PD and what might be done to reduce that risk.

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Anxiety Therapies

This was an online event about Anxiety Therapies and Research for people with Parkinson’s.

Thursday 12th November 2020
10.30am – 12.00 noon

Dr Katherine Deane’s talk covered her plans for future research. Knowing from her own experience the frustration and dangers of a therapy for anxiety which does not address a particular diagnosis, she began to survey the patients, the real experts. She shared her thoughts on the research so far with us.

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A Good Night’s Sleep

This was an online event about A Good Night’s Sleep: Parkinson’s and Your Pillow.

Friday 21st August 2020
3.30pm – 5.00pm

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Sleep is so important for our physical and mental health that research into the topic is gathering momentum. Parkinson’s UK East of England Research Interest Group in an online webinar with two distinguished experts: Dr. Guy Leschziner and Dr. David Breen. They shared with us where research into sleep is right now, the hot topics on sleep quality, and what this means for people with Parkinson’s and their partners.

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