Current Projects

  1. Investigate the therapeutic value of induced pluripotent stem cell derived neural progenitor cells on Parkinson’s disease by increasing lysosomal acid β-glucosidase.
  2. Study the role of Progranulin, a novel factor of acid β-glucosidase, and therapeutic potential for treatment of Gaucher disease.
  3. Exploit the mechanism and feasibility of a new nanovesicle-based therapeutic system to delivery of functional enzyme for correction of acid β-glucosidase deficiency in neuronopathic Gaucher disease.

Publications

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Research Team

Benjamin Liou 
Senior Research Assistant

Venette Inskeep
Research Assistant II

Rachel Blackwood
Research Assistant III

Yanyan Peng, PhD
Research Fellow