By Centre for Applied Neurogenetics on August 4, 2011
In July 2011, Dr Austen Milnerwood, Dr Mathew Walker, Dr Lucia Tapia, Prof Lynn Raymond and Prof Vesna Sossi attended the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) Annual LRRK2 Biology Summit Meeting, hosted in Tarrytown, NY. The aim of the meeting was to discuss ongoing efforts by Fox Foundation-supported researchers to determine the [...]
By Centre for Applied Neurogenetics on July 20, 2011
Dr. Matthew Farrer was interviewed during the Sunday, July 17th, 2011 episode of CKNW’s “The World Today Weekend with Sean Leslie”. In the interview, Dr. Farrer discusses the recently discovered genetic mutation VPS35 that causes late-onset Parkinson Disease (PD), as well as the possible impact of this new discovery on the future diagnosis and treatment [...]
By Centre for Applied Neurogenetics on July 6, 2010
In collaboration with Dr. Christian Wider, Dr. Farrer has received funding from the Parkinson Disease Foundation for the second year to study LINGO1 and LINGO2 in Parkinson Disease. Read Parkinson Disease Foundation press release.
By Centre for Applied Neurogenetics on May 17, 2010
The University of British Columbia and its affiliated research institutes today welcomed Dr. Matthew Farrer as its first Canada Excellence Research Chair in Neurogenetics and Translational Neuroscience. Read backgrounder Read news release Read CBC News Read World Journal