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Direct reprogramming of patient skin fibroblasts to induced dopaminergic neurons to model idiopathic Parkinson's disease

Conférence du Centre de recherche CERVO
Date & Time: 
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 11:00
Speaker: 
Janelle Drouin-Ouellet
Affiliation: 

Professeure adjointe
Faculté de Pharmacie
Université de Montréal

Description: 

Research interests

  • Development of novel direct reprogramming methods to generate induced neural cells from adult human dermal fibroblasts
  • Investigation of Parkinson’s disease-associated pathophysiology in dopaminergic neurons directly reprogrammed from dermal fibroblasts of patients
  • Understanding the clinical heterogeneity of idiopathic forms of Parkinson’s disease using this new patient-specific in vitro model
Room: 
F-1455
Location: 
CERVO Research Centre

Funding / Support / Partners

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