Welcome

In the Barker lab, at the John van Geest Centre for Brain Repair, we are researching the neurodegenerative diseases Parkinson's disease and Huntington's disease.

We run both clinical and laboratory based research focused on determining what causes these diseases and how we can improve the lives of patients living with them.

News

    • Roger ‘Fixing the Brain’.

      May 17th, 2018

      Last night (Wednesday 16th May) Roger spoke at Castle Bar in Cambridge discussing the topic “Fixing the

    • Roger’s LA visit

      May 17th, 2018

      Roger also visited LA this month discussing how best to take cell therapies forward for Huntington’s dis

    • Rogers visit to China

      May 17th, 2018

      Last week Roger visited China for a meeting titled ‘Stem cell crossroads’.

    • HEALTHY CONTROLS NEEDED!!!

      May 3rd, 2018

      WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE A CONTROL TO HELP WITH OUR RESEARCH?
      We are looking for healthy volunteers to take part

    • MRC launched the new UKRMP website

      May 3rd, 2018

      Yesterday the MRC launched the new UKRMP website, announcing the successful funding of the three new UKRMP hub

    • HD Open Day 2018

      May 3rd, 2018

      SATURDAY 19TH MAY – HUNTINGTON’S OPEN DAY!!!
      We are holding a HD open day on Saturday 19th May be