Ups and Downs for Jo
About the group
Myself, my closest friends and family are climbing the Yorkshire Three Peaks in aid of Parkinson's Disease. I decided to ask my friends and family to be involved in this fundraiser specifically because they have supported the Miller/Salkeld family as both my mum and nana suffer with the disease.
We are all constantly involved in the highs and lows of my mother and nana's disease, therefore, although we're not sufferers, we are all affected some way. I want us all to raise money together and achieve something positive.
Fundraising for Neurology Research Fund (3T27) - Leeds Teaching Hosptials Charitable Foundation
Dr Jamieson is my mum's consultant neurologist at Leeds General Infirmary. He oversees the Neurology Research Fund. It is primarily to help the research at LGI in Parkinson's disease but also other movement disorders.
They have a particular interest in developing computer based technology to analyse and measure tremor, slowness and extra movements all of which are very troublesome to patients. The research will improve our understanding, make treatment better and enhance quality of life.
The Neurology Research fund has presented their findings at National and International Meetings, developed a liaison with neurologists in China whilst having two more Leeds neurologists do research degrees in this field.
My friends, family and myself would love to raise as much money as possible for this research fund so that they can continue to make fantastic progress; with ultimately improving movement.
Homepage of Neurology Research Fund (3T27) - Leeds Teaching Hosptials Charitable Foundation .
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Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge
The Yorkshire Peaks Challenge involves climbing Pen-y-ghent, Ingleborough and Whernside, often within 12 hours.