Congratulations to Parkinson Research Consortium 2019 Fellowship Awardees!
We're excited to announce this year's PRC awardees. A sincere thank you to our generous donors for their ongoing support of Parkinson's research and trainee research.
Crabtree Family Fellowships
Title: A Disease-Modifying Role for the Microbiome in Parkinson's Disease
Awarded to: Irina Alecu (post-doctoral fellow) | Mentor: Dr. Steffany Bennett
Toth Family Fellowship
Title: Integrated Analysis of a-Synuclein Post-translational Modifications
Awarded to: Anjali Patel (graduate student) Mentor: Dr. Maxime Rousseaux
Audrey Grant Parkinson’s Research Fellowship
Title: Exploring the Role of GBA1 in Immune Regulation in the Context
of Parkinson’s Disease
Awarded to: Quinton Hake-Volling (graduate student) | Mentor: Dr. Michael Schlossmacher
Bonnie & Don Poole Parkinson’s Research Fellowship
Title: Investigating the Effects of Parkinson’s disease Thalamocortical Motor Pathway and its Function in Motor Behaviors.
Awarded to: Nima Raman (graduate student) | Mentor: Dr. Simon Chen
Shelby Hayter Fellowship
Title: Bridging the Gap Between Parkinson's Disease and the Immune System: Characterizing the Role of Alpha-synuclein in Innate Defenses
Awarded to: Christopher Rousso (graduate student) | Mentor: Dr. Michael Schlossmacher
Larry Haffner Fellowship
Title: Elucidating the Role of LRRK2 kinase Activity in the Innate Immune System
Awarded to: Michaela Lunn (graduate student) | Mentor: Drs. Shawn Haley and Michael Schlossmacher