DDPDGENES is a Collaborative project funded by the European Commission under the 7th Framework Programme and is composed of 4 strong academic groups and 1 biotechnology company from 4 different European countries: Sweden, UK, Switzerland and Spain.

The DDPDGENES project started January 2012 and finalized in December 2015.   


04/11/2015 Join us at the Parkinson's Open Day at Inbiomed in Donostia. Please visit our Facebook page (link below) for fotoreports on past events.


01/11/2015 DDPDGENES Fall Meeting to be celebrated in Donostia.


27/03/2015 Reserve this date and join us at the Parkinson's Open Day in Barcelona. 


25/03/2015 DDPDGENES Spring Meeting to be celebrated in Barcelona


22/03/2014 Join us at the Parkinson's Open Day at the John van Geest Centre for Brain Repair (in Cambridge). Read more in the Event's section


5/11/2013 Dr. Sten Linnarsson will be guest lecturer at the OUS-Rikshospitalet, Seminar room A3.3067 in Oslo, Norway.


10/12/2013 Dr. Roger Barker will speak at the XX World Congress on Parkinson Disease and related disorders in Geneva, Switzerland.




Emma R. Andersson*, Carmen Saltó*, J. Carlos Villaescusa, Lukas Cajanek, Shanzheng Yang, Lenka Bryjova, Irina Nagy, Seppo J Vainio, Carmen Ramirez, Vitezslav Bryja and Ernest Arenas (2013) Wnt5a cooperates with canonical Wnts to generate midbrain dopaminergic neurons in vivo and in stem cells. PNAS USA, 12;110(7):E602-10. Recommended by Faculty of 1000.


Malmersjö S, Rebellato P, Smedler E, Planert H, Kanatani S, Liste I, Nanou E, Sunner H, Abdelhady S, Zhang S, Andäng M, El Manira A, Silberberg G, Arenas E, Uhlén P. Neural progenitors organize in small-world networks to promote cell proliferation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2013 Apr 16;110(16):E1524-32.