Oxford Parkinsons Disease Centre Research Day

Andy Muddiman from Oxford Computer Consultants attended an insightful Research Day at the Oxford Parkinson’s Disease Centre, on Tuesday 10th September. The day was made up of a series of talks looking at various aspects of Parkinson’s disease and a poster abstract display.

The day included Keynote lectures on: The role of data integration in resolving the genetic basis of Parkinson’s disease by Dr Andrew Singleton (Chief, Molecular Genetics Section and Laboratory of Neurogenetics, NIA, NIH) and Is Parkinson’s disease a prion-like disorder? By Dr Patrik Brundin (Director of the Center for Neurodegenerative Science, Jay Van Andel Endowed Chair in Parkinson Research).

Other topics included: Phenotypic alterations in Parkinson’s patient-derived neurons, Loss of reward modulation of vigour in Parkinson’s disease patients, Neuropathology: transitional potential in Parkinson’s disease research and Exome resequencing of the OPDC Cohort.

 OPDC day