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Ask the Expert Webinar: Developing Tools to Discover New Therapeutic Agents
Join us as Dr. Roger Ashmus from Simon Fraser University presents his research on developing tools to target the protein GCase (glucocerebrosidase).
Gene mutations in people with Parkinson's cause a deficiency in GCase, which is one of the key risk factors for disease onset. Studies have shown that treating this deficiency could help prevent the progression of Parkinson's in mice models.
Dr. Ashmus uses a combination of organic chemistry, chemical biology, and cell biology in hopes of discovering new therapeutic agents that increase GCase activity.
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||Tuesday, July 16
||10:00am – 11:00am
||Via webinar. Instructions on how to access the presentation will be sent out 24 hours before the webinar's start time.
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