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The brain is an amazing and wondrous organ - tonight we will hear about what happens when it becomes damaged in Alzheimer's and Parkinson's diseases. Pint of Science pint glasses and tshirts to be won! (Please note: ground floor event, easily accessible)
Changing genetic information to fight Parkinson's disease
Cecilia Lee (DPhil student)
Cecilia Lee is a third year DPhil student at University of Oxford. Her research uses stem cells to investigate the role of Parkinson’s disease-associated genes in the immune system.
Detangling dementia: Can stem cells live up to the hype?
Jacqueline Robbins (PhD student)
Jacqueline Robbins is a final year PhD student at King’s College London and the University of Oxford. Her research uses brain cells made from stem cells to study Alzheimer’s disease.