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Dr. Carl Counsell. [Podcast]
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JONES, J. and COUNSELL, C. 2023. Dr. Carl Counsell. [Podcast]. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) podcast, series 1 (episode 2). Hosted on PodBean [online]. Available from: https://nosprigpod.podbean.com/e/dr-carl-counsell/

Consultant Neurologist Carl Counsell divides his time between clinical practice and research at Aberdeen University. Dr Counsell leads the University's chronic disease research group, which aims to improve health through the clinical research of chro... Read More about Dr. Carl Counsell. [Podcast].

Julie Jones and Helga Macfarlane. [Podcast]
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MACFARLANE, H. and JONES, J. 2023. Julie Jones and Helga Macfarlane. [Podcast]. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) podcast, series 1 (episode 3). Hosted on PodBean [online]. Available from: https://nosprigpod.podbean.com/e/julie-jones-and-helga-macfarlane/

Julie Jones is a Physiotherapist and Senior Lecturer at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen. She is passionate about improving services for people with Parkinson's and the benefit of exercise. Helga Macfarlane was diagnosed with Parkinson's in 2017... Read More about Julie Jones and Helga Macfarlane. [Podcast].

Professor Tilo Kunath, University of Edinburgh Centre for Regenerative Medicine. [Podcast]
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JONES, J. and KUNATH, T. 2023. Professor Tilo Kunath, University of Edinburgh Centre for Regenerative Medicine. [Podcast]. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) podcast, series 1 (episode 4). Hosted on PodBean [online]. Available from: https://nosprigpod.podbean.com/e/professor-tilo-kunath/

Based in the Centre for Regenerative Medicine in the University of Edinburgh, Professor Kunath is Chair of Regenerative Neurobiology. The focus of his laboratory addresses two key areas: (i) understanding how the protein, alpha-synuclein, causes dege... Read More about Professor Tilo Kunath, University of Edinburgh Centre for Regenerative Medicine. [Podcast].

Alan Main, former Global President of Bayer Pharmaceuticals, talks about research in the drugs industry. [Podcast]
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MACFARLANE, H., JONES, J. and MAIN, A. 2023. Alan Main, former Global President of Bayer Pharmaceuticals, talks about research in the drugs industry. [Podcast]. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) podcast, series 1 (episode 5). Hosted on PodBean [online]. Available from: https://nosprigpod.podbean.com/e/alan-main/

We are delighted to have Alan Main on this month's NoSPRIG podcast, who hails from Aberdeen, but whose 30-year career working for multinational healthcare companies has taken him all round the world and to the very top of the pharma industry. His car... Read More about Alan Main, former Global President of Bayer Pharmaceuticals, talks about research in the drugs industry. [Podcast].

James Jopling, Parkinson's UK, Scotland Director. [Podcast]
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JONES, J. and JOPLING, J. 2023. James Jopling, Parkinson's UK, Scotland Director. [Podcast]. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) podcast, series 1 (episode 6). Hosted on PodBean [online]. Available from: https://nosprigpod.podbean.com/e/james-jopling-parkinson-s-uk-s-scotland-country-director/

Julie Jones meets James Jopling, Parkinson's UK's Scotland Director. James joined the charity a year ago in the wake of the Covid pandemic and just as the cost of living crisis began to bite. In this episode he talks about the challenges facing the c... Read More about James Jopling, Parkinson's UK, Scotland Director. [Podcast].

Breaking down terminology with Gareth Jones. [Podcast]
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JONES, J. and JONES, G. 2023. Breaking down terminology with Gareth Jones. [Podcast]. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) podcast, series 1 (episode 7). Hosted on PodBean [online]. Available from: https://nosprigpod.podbean.com/e/breaking-down-terminology-with-professor-gareth-jones/

In this episode of the North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group podcast, Julie joins Professor Gareth Jones, who is an epidemiologist based at the University of Aberdeen. In this pod, Julie and Gareth demystify key research terminology,... Read More about Breaking down terminology with Gareth Jones. [Podcast].

Parkinson's Beats at the World Parkinson's Congress in Barcelona. [Podcast]
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JONES, J., MACFARLANE, H., HOLLAND, J. and WILLIAMS, A. 2023. Parkinson's Beats at the World Parkinson's Congress in Barcelona. [Podcast]. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) podcast, series 1 (episode 8). Hosted on PodBean [online]. Available from: https://nosprigpod.podbean.com/e/parkinson-s-beats-at-the-world-parkinson-s-congress-in-barcelona/

In this podcast episode, you can hear Helga Macfarlane chat to Jo Holland and Alison Williams, who have been involved with the Parkinson's Beats programme. As Julie Jones explains, it is widely accepted that exercise is beneficial for people living w... Read More about Parkinson's Beats at the World Parkinson's Congress in Barcelona. [Podcast].

Anxiety in Parkinson's: what do we know, what can we learn from research, and practical tips for dealing with the problem. [Podcast]
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JONES, J., MORRISON, N., FOLEY, J. and EDWARDS, E. 2023. Anxiety in Parkinson's: what do we know, what can we learn from research, and practical tips for dealing with the problem. [Podcast]. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) podcast, series 1 (episode 10): World Mental Health Day special, part 1. Hosted on PodBean [online]. Available from: https://nosprigpod.podbean.com/e/anxiety-in-parkinson-s-what-do-we-know-what-can-we-learnt-from-research-and-practical-tips/

Welcome to part 1 of our special two-part podcast to mark World Mental Health Day 2023 on the 10th October. Julie Jones and Neil Morrison from NoSPRIG are joined by Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist Dr Jennifer Foley and mental health specialist Park... Read More about Anxiety in Parkinson's: what do we know, what can we learn from research, and practical tips for dealing with the problem. [Podcast].

Why is depression so common in Parkinson's and how best to manage it. [Podcast]
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JONES, J., MORRISON, N., FOLEY, J. and EDWARDS, E. 2023. Why is depression so common in Parkinson's and how best to manage it. [Podcast]. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) podcast, series 1 (episode 11): World Mental Health Day special, part 2. Hosted on PodBean [online]. Available from: https://nosprigpod.podbean.com/e/why-is-depression-so-common-in-parkinson-s-and-how-best-to-manage-it/

Welcome to part 2 of our special two-part podcast to mark World Mental Health Day 2023 on the 10th October. Julie Jones and Neil Morrison from NoSPRIG are joined by Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist Dr Jennifer Foley and mental health specialist Park... Read More about Why is depression so common in Parkinson's and how best to manage it. [Podcast].

Professor David Dexter, Director of Research, Parkinson's UK. [Podcast]
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JONES, J., DEXTER, D. and MACFARLANE, H. 2023. Professor David Dexter, Director of Research, Parkinson's UK. [Podcast]. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) podcast, series 1 (episode 12). Hosted on PodBean [online]. Available from: https://nosprigpod.podbean.com/e/professor-david-dexter-director-of-research-parkinson-s-uk/

Professor David Dexter, Director of Research at Parkinson's UK, shares his optimism over current trials that are nearing completion. He explains the charity's research strategy, the roles and importance of volunteers, and the challenges that the dise... Read More about Professor David Dexter, Director of Research, Parkinson's UK. [Podcast].

Dr. Anja Lowit, Professor of Speech and Language Therapy, University of Strathclyde. [Podcast]
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MACFARLANE, H., JONES, J. and LOWIT, A. 2023. Dr. Anja Lowit, Professor of Speech and Language Therapy, University of Strathclyde. [Podcast]. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) podcast, series 1 (episode 13). Hosted on PodBean [online]. Available from: https://nosprigpod.podbean.com/e/dr-anja-lowit-professor-of-speech-language-therapy/

Speech and language issues can affect many people with Parkinson's at any stage of the disease. In this episode, Dr Anja Lowit, Professor of Speech and Language Therapy at the University of Strathclyde, talks Julie Jones and Helga Macfarlane through... Read More about Dr. Anja Lowit, Professor of Speech and Language Therapy, University of Strathclyde. [Podcast].

Clare Johnson, Parkinson's specialist occupational therapist, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust. [Podcast]
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JONES, J., MACFARLANE, H. and JOHNSON, C. 2024. Clare Johnson, Parkinson's specialist occupational therapist, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust. [Podcast]. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) podcast, series 2 (episode 1). Hosted on PodBean [online]. Available from: https://nosprigpod.podbean.com/e/clare-johnson-parkinson-s-specialist-ot/

As a member of the Parkinson's Disease guideline committee of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, Clare Johnson explains the vast number of ways occupational therapists help patients and their families cope with the everyday motor... Read More about Clare Johnson, Parkinson's specialist occupational therapist, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust. [Podcast].

Dr. David Breen, Hon. Consultant Neurologist and Sen. Clinical Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh. [Podcast]
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JONES, J., BREEN, D. and MACFARLANE, H. 2024. Dr. David Breen, Hon. Consultant Neurologist and Sen. Clinical Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh. [Podcast]. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) podcast, series 2 (episode 2). Hosted on PodBean [online]. Available from: https://nosprigpod.podbean.com/e/dr-david-breen-honorary-consultant-neurologist-and-senior-clinical-research-fellow-at-the-university-of-edinburgh/

Sleep issues are one of the most widely reported non-motor symptoms of Parkinson's In this episode, Dr David Breen explains the mechanism of sleep, talks us through some of the theories surrounding sleep as a possible predictor of disease or indicat... Read More about Dr. David Breen, Hon. Consultant Neurologist and Sen. Clinical Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh. [Podcast].

Consultant neurologist Ed Newman from Glasgow on deep brain stimulation surgery. [Podcast]
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JONES, J., MACFARLANE, H. and NEWMAN, E. 2023. Consultant neurologist Ed Newman from Glasgow on deep brain stimulation surgery. [Podcast]. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) podcast, series 1 (episode 9). Hosted on PodBean [online]. Available from: https://nosprigpod.podbean.com/e/consultant-neurologist-ed-newman-on-deep-brain-stimulation/

Ed Newman is a Consultant Neurologist based at Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and Glasgow Royal Infirmary. He has a specialist interest in movement disorders and Parkinson's Disease. He is part of the National Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) servic... Read More about Consultant neurologist Ed Newman from Glasgow on deep brain stimulation surgery. [Podcast].

Richelle Flanagan, co-founder of the worldwide Women's Parkinson's Project and digital health app "mymovesmatter.com". [Podcast]
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JONES, J., MACFARLANE, H. and FLANAGAN, R. 2024. Richelle Flanagan, co-founder of the worldwide Women's Parkinson's Project and digital health app "mymovesmatter.com". [Podcast]. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) podcast, series 2 (episode 3). Hosted on PodBean [online]. Available from: https://nosprigpod.podbean.com/e/richelle-flanagan-parkinson-s-in-women/

In this special episode of the North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group podcast series to mark International Women's Day 2024, we are delighted to have with us Richelle Flanagan from Ireland. Since attending the World Parkinson's Congres... Read More about Richelle Flanagan, co-founder of the worldwide Women's Parkinson's Project and digital health app "mymovesmatter.com". [Podcast].

Richelle Flanagan, dietitian with young-onset Parkinson's Disease: diet and Parkinson's. [Podcast]
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JONES, J., MACFARLANE, H. and FLANAGAN, R. 2024. Richelle Flanagan, dietitian with young-onset Parkinson's Disease: diet and Parkinson's. [Podcast]. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) podcast, series 2 (episode 5). Hosted on PodBean [online]. Available from: https://nosprigpod.podbean.com/e/richelle-flanagan-dietician-with-young-onset-parkinsons-disease-diet-and-parkinsons/

In this episode we are delighted to have the opportunity to discuss the latest thinking on diet and Parkinson's with someone uniquely placed to do so - from both a professional and a personal perspective. Richelle Flanagan is not only a leading dieti... Read More about Richelle Flanagan, dietitian with young-onset Parkinson's Disease: diet and Parkinson's. [Podcast].

Anchor Project theory of change.
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KENNEDY, C., DOUGLAS, F., SPOLANDER, G., PERRING, E. and HALL, L. 2024. Anchor Project theory of change. [Infographic]. Hosted on OpenAIR [online]. Available from: https://rgu-repository.worktribe.com/output/2413354

This infographic represents a theory of change model, which forms a key output from the Scottish Government-funded evaluation of Shetland's Anchor Project. The Anchor Project sits within an ambitious Scottish Government policy landscape to eradicate... Read More about Anchor Project theory of change..

A co-constructed and co-produced evaluation of the Anchor Project in Shetland.
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KENNEDY, C., DOUGLAS, F., SPOLANDER, G., PERRING, E. and HALL, L. 2024. A co-constructed and co-produced evaluation of the Anchor Project in Shetland. Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

This report details the findings of the independent evaluation of Shetland's Anchor Project (2018-2023). This evaluation was funded by the Scottish Government. The Anchor Project sits within an ambitious Scottish Government policy landscape to eradic... Read More about A co-constructed and co-produced evaluation of the Anchor Project in Shetland..

Dr. Kathryn Bowles, gene researcher, UK Dementia Research Institute, Edinburgh, and leader of the Bowles Lab. [Podcast]
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JONES, J., MACFARLANE, H. and BOWLES, K. 2024. Dr. Kathryn Bowles, gene researcher, UK Dementia Research Institute, Edinburgh, and leader of the Bowles Lab. [Podcast]. North of Scotland Parkinson's Research Interest Group (NoSPRIG) podcast, series 2 (episode 4). Hosted on PodBean [online]. Available from: https://nosprigpod.podbean.com/e/dr-kathryn-bowlbes-gene-researcher-uk-dementia-research-institute-edinburgh-and-leader-of-the-bowles-la/

Dr Kathryn Bowles explains her fascinating research into a little-known gene that is thought to help protect the brain. It is hoped that discovering how this process works will provide vital new knowledge as to why some people develop Parkinson's and... Read More about Dr. Kathryn Bowles, gene researcher, UK Dementia Research Institute, Edinburgh, and leader of the Bowles Lab. [Podcast].