Coro Paisan-Ruiz at Mount Sinai hospital in New York, Andy Singleton at the NIA in Bethesda and myself have written a broad review of LRRK2 and where we stand almost a decade on from this gene first being linked to Parkinson’s disease. The article is now online at the Journal of Parkinson’s disease.
I’m involved in organising one of the keystone symposia next year – focused on Parkinson’s disease. This promises to be a very exciting meeting, have a look on the Keystone website for details and get it down in the diary.
Back in March, during brain awareness week, we organised a series of talks by leading researchers into Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Motor Neuron disease to give an insight into the latest thinking on how these diseases occur and what we can do to stop them. The videos for these lectures are online at the UCL youtube channel, at the link below.
Claudia Manzoni from my lab and I have written a hypothesis article for FASEB Journal discussing the evidence for genes associated with the synucleinopathies sharing a link to the autophagy pathway:
Following up on our recent report on the G51D mutation in alpha synuclein, we put together a short analysis of the point mutations in SNCA – see Neuroscience Letters for details: