Dr Richard Gordon

Senior Research Fellow

School of Biomedical Sciences
Faculty of Medicine
r.gordon1@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 69864

Overview

Research Interests

  • Drug repurposing for progressive neurodegenerative diseases.
  • Immune and inflammatory mechanisms in neurodegenerative diseases.
  • Computational approaches for therapeutic development
  • Neurotrophic factors and compensatory neuroprotective mechanisms
  • Non-motor pathology in Parkinson's disease.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Technology, Anna University
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Iowa

Publications

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Available Projects

  • This project funded by the Michael J Fox Foundation will evaluate the potential of repurposing clinically approved drugs to mitigate chronic neurooinflammation and progressive neurodegeneration in Parkinson's disease.

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Publications

Featured Publications

Book Chapter

  • Gordon, Richard and Woodruff, Trent M. (2017). Neuroinflammation as a therapeutic target in neurodegenerative diseases. In Veerle Baekelandt and Evy Lobbestael (Ed.), Disease-modifying targets in neurodegenerative disorders (pp. 43-64) Boston, MA, United States: Academic Press (Elsevier Press).

Journal Article

Conference Publication

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

Possible Research Projects

Note for students: The possible research projects listed on this page may not be comprehensive or up to date. Always feel free to contact the staff for more information, and also with your own research ideas.

  • This project funded by the Michael J Fox Foundation will evaluate the potential of repurposing clinically approved drugs to mitigate chronic neurooinflammation and progressive neurodegeneration in Parkinson's disease.