Dr. Simon Stott has been working in the field of Parkinson’s disease research for over 15 years (both in academia and biotech). He is currently a research associate in the department of Clinical Neuroscience at the University of Cambridge, in Prof. Roger Barker’s lab. He also runs the incredibly informative blog, The Science Of Parkinson’s.
I live in Stockholm, Sweden with hubby, 15 year old daughter and our two cats. I experienced the first symptoms of Parkinson’s (PD) in 1984, when I was 13 years old and now I combine my engineering skills with my patient experiences to help myself and others with chronic diseases. Currently, I am working to complete my doctoral education at Karolinska Institutet in the area of self-tracking for PD. I was an ambassador for the World Parkinson Congress (WPC) in 2013 and 2016 and am co-chairing the Patients Advocates Committee for WPC 2019. I am also an advisor to the conference Stanford Medicine X and a member of the British Medical Journal’s Patient Panel. Read more on my blog: www.riggare.se.