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Briggs Visits Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic Ground Breaking Research Team at Little France

Miles Briggs today met with members of the Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic team, at Little France.

The University of Edinburgh and The University of Dundee have set up a major new Parkinson’s disease initiative rooted in the study of people living with Parkinson’s disease.

The goal of the partnership is to improve understanding of the cause(s) and consequences of Parkinson’s with a particular emphasis on increasing the number of trial opportunities for patients.

The partnership project will capitalise on the University of Edinburgh’s major strengths in Regenerative Neurology, translational medicine and big data.

The clinic carries out a range of research including projects such as Speak Unique Voicebank Research, where patients voices are recorded so that their voice machine will talk with their voice once they lose their own speech.

This Anne Rowling Clinic is an interdisciplinary clinic that also hosts linked and parallel activity in other serious neurological conditions.

Miles Briggs is a member of the Cross-Party Group in the Scottish Parliament on Rare, Genetic and Undiagnosed Conditions.

Scottish Conservative Health Spokesman Miles Briggs commented:

“I had a very interesting visit to the Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic.

“I was really impressed to see the out-patient care provided as well as the ground breaking clinical research and future trials for people living with Parkinson's' MS, MND, Dementia & Huntington’s.

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Miles Briggs