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Fredric Manfredsson, PhD

Fredric Manfredsson, PhD

Associate Professor
Gene Therapy, Parkinson's

Fredric Manfredsson, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Translational Neuroscience at Barrow Neurological Institute.

Dr. Manfredsson’s expertise includes microbiology and virology, with a special interest in gene therapy for Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases. He is a member of the American Society for Gene & Cell Therapy, The American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair, and the Society for Neuroscience.

Dr. Manfredsson earned his doctorate degree in neuroscience from the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he also completed a postdoctoral fellowship in neuroscience.

Dr. Manfredsson’s research has multiple focuses. One aspect is to better understand the role of the protein alpha-synuclein in both healthy cells and those affected by Parkinson’s disease. His research also emphasizes understanding the symptomology of the disease, with a focus on the treatment of levodopa-induced dyskinesia and nonmotor symptoms experienced by nearly all patients with Parkinson’s disease.

Fredric Manfredsson, PhD

Fredric Manfredsson, PhD

Associate Professor
Gene Therapy, Parkinson's

Fredric Manfredsson, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Translational Neuroscience at Barrow Neurological Institute.

Dr. Manfredsson’s expertise includes microbiology and virology, with a special interest in gene therapy for Parkinson’s disease and other neurodegenerative diseases. He is a member of the American Society for Gene & Cell Therapy, The American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair, and the Society for Neuroscience.

Dr. Manfredsson earned his doctorate degree in neuroscience from the University of Florida in Gainesville, where he also completed a postdoctoral fellowship in neuroscience.

Dr. Manfredsson’s research has multiple focuses. One aspect is to better understand the role of the protein alpha-synuclein in both healthy cells and those affected by Parkinson’s disease. His research also emphasizes understanding the symptomology of the disease, with a focus on the treatment of levodopa-induced dyskinesia and nonmotor symptoms experienced by nearly all patients with Parkinson’s disease.

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