Genomic sciences and neurodegeneration

Guerreiro Laboratory
The Guerreiro Lab harnesses the power of genomic technologies to investigate the genetic contributors to neurodegenerative diseases, such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s. They collaborate closely with the Brás Lab.

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Job Openings

The Guerreiro Lab is looking for motivated individuals with strong publication records to join our lab as postdoctoral fellows. Experience in computational biology, bioinformatics or statistical genetics is required to apply. Additional experience in human molecular genetics and genomics is desirable (but not necessary). Interested candidates should email Dr. Guerreiro to inquire.

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Orme T … Guerreiro R, Brás J. 2020. Analysis of neurodegenerative disease-causing genes in dementia with Lewy bodies. Acta Neuropathol Commun 8(5).

Sundal C, Carmona S, Yhr M, Almström O, Ljungberg M, Hardy J, Hedberg-Oldfors C, Fred Å, Brás J, Oldfors A, Andersen O, Guerreiro R. 2019. An AARS variant as the likely cause of Swedish type hereditary diffuse leukoencephalopathy with spheroids.  Acta Neuropathol Commun 7:188.

Moore KM…Guerreiro R, Brás J, Rohrer JD. 2019. Age at symptom onset and death and disease duration in genetic frontotemporal dementia: An international retrospective cohort study. Lancet Neurol.