Dr. Silke Cresswell examines cryo-preserved microbiome samples.
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Pacific Parkinson’s Research Institute is an innovative charity, dedicated to helping make the ground-breaking research at UBC’s Pacific Parkinson's Research Centre possible.

Our donors share a unique relationship with some of the world’s leading Parkinson’s researchers. We invite you to join us in working towards the day Parkinson’s won’t just be managed. It will be cured.

Microbiome Study
This understudied area is gaining worldwide interest as evidence suggests there may be a link between these gut and nose bacteria and Parkinson’s. Dr. Silke Cresswell’s study may contribute to earlier detection and new treatments.
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Our Research

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Our Impact

I choose to support Parkinson's research through PPRI because of its special relationship with the Pacific Parkinson's Research Centre: funding scientists' jobs, highlighting preferred areas of research and being among the first to learn about promising new findings.

- Bjorn Moller, PPRI Director & Donor