The 9th Annual GEO-PD

Vancouver, British Columbia
September 10-12, 2014

The 9th annual GEO-PD meeting will be hosted by Prof. Matthew Farrer and the Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health at the University of British Columbia, Canada.

Featured Site

2014 Host Site — Djavad Mowafaghian Centre for Brain Health

Canada’s largest integrated brain centre. Combining clinical care with world class research in neurologic and psychiatric disorders to accelerate discovery and improve patient care.

Featured Project

Alpha-synuclein and Cognition in PD

Next-generation sequence analysis of alpha-synuclein (SNCA) in Parkinson disease will test whether genetic variability is associated with motor, cognitive and neuropsychiatric disturbances, and whether it may influence susceptibility and/or decline.


Learn about the team and apply online

Interested in becoming a member of the GEO-PD? Learn how you can become part of a global effort to help unravel the causes of Parkinson’s disease.

The 10th Annual GEO-PD

October 1 – 3, 2015 in Tokyo, Japan

The 2015 annual GEoPD Meeting will be hosted by Dr. Nobutaka Hattori.


Latest Research News

A recent GEOPD study led by Dr. Demetrius Maraganore included over 20 centers and 6,000 patients and was recently published in Movement Disorders — the first ever to examine the association of alpha-synuclein variations with survival in Parkinson’s disease.
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