Parkinson’s disease
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Division of Molecular Biology & Human Genetics


Parkinson's Disease

Contact us


If you are interested in collaborating with our group or want to know more about pursuing postgraduate studies with us, please contact:

Prof Soraya Bardien
Office telephone number: +27 21 938 9681                                                                                                        

Prof Jonathan Carr                                   ​                                                                                                                                                       ​​Email:                                                                                                                                       ​                                     ​​      ​Office telephone number: +27 21 938 5500


 If you have been diagnosed with PD and would like to participate in our research:

 What we need from you:

  1. A clinical history with a definite diagnosis of PD.
  2. A signed form consenting to the research (we will supply this).
  3. A blood sample – this can be arranged to be couriered to our lab from anywhere in South Africa.
  4. Information on who else has PD in your family

 Our lab's physical address is: 

Stellenbosch University
Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics
Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences
MAGIC Laboratory, Room 4036,

4th Floor, Fisan Building
Francie van Zijl Drive
Tygerberg, 7505
Cape Town

Lab telephone number: +27 21 938 9692