Does Age Play a Role in DCM?

Hey, Jamie here! I’m a medical student in my 5th year at Cambridge University and the new President of the Student Society.  I’ve personally been involved in Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy (DCM) research for over a year, and I have assembled a committee of

Coffee with Esther (May 2022)

Hi Everyone, April’s Virtual Coffee Breaks have been very enlightening, with loads of topics covered. One of the topics we talked about was hobbies. So, here’s a question for you: “Why do we feel guilty about having a hobby when

Happy 3rd Anniversary

There were moments at our charity’s launch three years ago at the House of Lords, when I felt we were struggling to straddle two quite separate worlds: the top class neurosurgeons and neurologists on the one side and, on the

An Interview with Helen Wood

Dearest Reader, My name is Lady Whistledown. Just kidding, my name is Carol. I am one of the trustees, overseeing the branding, communications, and marketing for  One of our goals for the new website is to give you the


Hi, Liz here! I’m a science communicator with a background in physiology and neurobiology. I first met the charity’s founders Dr Mark Kotter, Dr Benjamin Davies, and Iwan Sadler back in 2016 while partnering with Cambridge TV to make the

Coffee with Esther

I’m excited to introduce you to Esther Martin-Moore. She is a member of our Support Group and came up with the idea of running a Virtual Coffee Break within the Support Group.  These have been such a great success that

Spring Flower

Welcome to Our New Website!

Welcome to the new and completely updated website which we are launching today. Thank you for your patience whilst we have been working hard in the background to achieve this particular goal. It’s been an exciting year for and we

Coming Soon

Hi Everyone, Over the last few months, we have been working behind-the-scenes with a small group of fantastic volunteers to completely update and revamp our website to make it easier for you to navigate and get access to the most