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Dr Emma Yhnell

Dr Emma Yhnell


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My reflections on speaking at the Hay Festival

My reflections on speaking at the Hay Festival

Posted on 4 July 2018 by Dr Emma Yhnell

I absolutely love finding new and innovative ways of communicating science to the general public and I have previously taken part in lots of public engagement events. But, being given […]

Does Parkinson’s disease start in the stomach?

Does Parkinson’s disease start in the stomach?

Posted on 16 December 2016 by Dr Emma Yhnell

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive condition that affects the brain, around 1 in 500 people are affected by PD in the UK. In PD, some of the cells in […]

Increasing mental health awareness in Huntington’s Disease

Increasing mental health awareness in Huntington’s Disease

Posted on 27 June 2016 by Dr Emma Yhnell

Huntington’s disease (HD) is a disorder of the brain, a neurodegenerative disease, which is caused by brain cells gradually dying. HD has a genetic cause, which means if you have […]