Dr Richard Gordon

Advance Queensland Fellow

UQ Centre for Clinical Research
Faculty of Medicine
r.gordon1@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 66081

Overview

Research Interests

  • Clinical bio-markers for Parkinson's and Motor Neuron Disease
  • Drug repurposing for progressive neurodegeneration
  • Immune and inflammatory mechanisms in neurodegenerative disease
  • Computational approaches for therapeutic development
  • Non-motor pathology in Parkinson's disease.

Qualifications

  • Board Certified Toxicologist (DABT), American Board of Toxicology
  • Bachelor of Technology, Anna University
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Iowa State University

Publications

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Supervision

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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

  • Albornoz, Eduardo A., Woodruff, Trent M. and Gordon, Richard (2018). Inflammasomes in CNS diseases. In Mario D. Cordero and Elisabet Alcocer-Gómez (Ed.), Inflammasomes: clinical and therapeutic implications (pp. 41-60) Cham, Switzerland: Springer International. doi:10.1007/978-3-319-89390-7_3

  • 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: paving the way for disease-modifying therapies (pp. 49-80) London, United Kingdom: Academic Press. doi:10.1016/B978-0-12-805120-7.00003-8

  • 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

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Principal Advisor

    Other advisors:

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors:

Completed 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.