Collaborative Centers

For over a decade, the research of the CSPD has been recognized by various Center grants, which foster the collaborations among our faculty members:

Center for Gene Environment in Parkinson's (CGEP)

Funded by NIEHS/NIH (2003-2013)

Director: Marie-Francoise Chesslet, MD, PhD

Co-Director: Beate Ritz, MD, PhD

Principal Investigators: Jeff Bronstein, MD, PhD; David Krantz, MD, PhD; Michael Levine, PhD; Nigel Maidment, PhD

This Center grant examines the combined effects of pesticides and alterations in genes controlling dopamine homeostasis in humans as well as animals and cellular models.