Fellowship to Hugo Fernandes paves the way to improved treatment options for dementia
4 May 2023
Congratulations are in order to Dr Hugo Fernandes who has been awarded a sought after Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Research Leader Fellowship. With this award, Dr Fernandes will reveal the role of dysfunctional lipid metabolism in dementia using innovative self-designed tools and models to identify new therapeutic targets.
OPDC researchers support The Big Cream Tea for Parkinson’s
3 May 2023
On Saturday 15 April 2023, a team of researchers from the Oxford Parkinson's Disease Centre (OPDC) joined members of the Parkinson’s UK Oxford Branch to support ‘The Big Cream Tea’, which was organised to help raise awareness and funds for Parkinson’s UK.
Inaugural Fellowship to Charmaine Lang paves the way to improved human models for Parkinson's drug discovery
3 February 2023
Congratulations are in order for Departmental Research Lecturer Dr Charmaine Lang who has been awarded the first jointly funded Senior Research Fellowship from Parkinson’s UK and Rosetrees Trust. With this award, Dr Lang will develop complex new induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) models that target the interaction between dopamine neurons and astrocytes in the brain and how these fail in the context of Parkinson's.
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