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Cornelis Blauwendraat
Title: Tenure Track Investigator
Office(s): Integrative Neurogenomics Unit
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Cornelis received his MSc in biomedical sciences from VU University, Netherlands and his PhD in neuroscience from University of Tübingen, Germany. He spent the majority of his post-doctoral training performing genetic and genomic Parkinson’s disease (PD) research at the National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Aging under the supervision of Dr. Andrew Singleton. Currently, Cornelis is Stadtman Tenure Track Investigator at the National Institute on Aging where his research focuses on dissecting the genetic architecture of PD and other neurodegenerative diseases using a wide variety of genomic methods and techniques. Additionally, he is involved in several large consortia including: International Parkinson Disease Genomics Consortium (IPDGC), Foundational Data Initiative for Parkinson’s Disease (FOUNDIN-PD) and the Global Parkinson’s Genetics Program (GP2).

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