Associate Professor Miguel Renteria leads the Computational Neurogenomics Laboratory within the Mental Health & Neuroscience Program at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute in Brisbane, Australia. Miguel obtained his degree in Genomics from the Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, before doing his PhD in Human Genetics at the University of Queensland. He undertook postdoctoral training at the Brigham & Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School in the USA and is a Global Atlantic Fellow for Equity in Brain Health, an initiative of the Global Brain Health Institute at the University of California San Francisco. He is the Principal Investigator of the Australian Parkinson’s Genetics Study (APGS) and co-lead of the Australian Monogenic Parkinson’s Disease Initiative (MonoPDAus).  

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About UQCCR and RBWH Brain, Neurology and Mental Health Seminar Series

UQCCR and RBWH Brain, Neurology and Mental Health Seminar Series

The UQ Centre of Clinical Research (UQCCR) and Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital Neurology department have partnered to present a monthly seminar series with the aim to facilitate greater links between neurologists and basic neuroscientists; encouraging collaborations as well as synergy within our brain, neurology and mental health group. The series is hybrid held in person and via Teams.

Each Month on Thursdays we showcase different research topics: 

  • First Thursday - Stroke 
  • Second Thursday - Motor neurone disease
  • Third Thursday - Epilepsy
  • Fourth Thursday - Movement disorders
  • Fifth Thursday - Multiple sclerosis



Online via Teams: Meeting ID: 425 105 729 330 Passcode: PdvYvw