Parkinson’s disease
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Members of the Parkinson's Disease Research Group (February 2018).

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PD group hike on 21 April 2018 at Jonkershoek Nature Reserve, Stellenbosch.

Get Active for Parkinson's

The group hosted a “Get active for Parkinson's" event on World Parkinson's Day, the 11th of April 2018, at the Rooiplein on main campus of Stellenbosch University. The purpose of the event was to raise awareness and provide insight on Parkinson's disease. Volunteers participated in short exercises and skipping competitions. 


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Pedal for Parkinson's


​Members of the Parkinson's Disease Research Group (January 2017)

PhD candidate, Annika Neethling (on the right) awarded the prize for best oral presentation by Inqaba Biotec at the Department of Biomedical Science's Research Day (November 2016).

PhD candidate, Oluwafemi Oluwole (left) presenting his poster presentation at the Faculty of Medicine and Health's Annual Academic Day (August 2016)

MSc candidate, Genevie Borrageiro (on the right) presenting the findings from her MSc studies at the Department of Biomedical Science's Research Day (November 2016).

The group at a teambuilding breakfast held at Nitida restaurant in Durbanville (November 2016)

PI, Prof. Soraya Bardien gave a public lecture on Parkinson's disease which was held at the iThemba Labs auditorium (NRF) in Somerset West. Her she is after the lecture, interacting with a group of school learners brought in by iThemba Labs as part of their outreach activities (October 2015)