About Dr Dieriks
Dr Dieriks obtained his PhD at the University of Ghent, Belgium, in 2010. Dr Dieriks moved to New Zealand in 2011 and started working at the University of Auckland, where he established an innovative and transdisciplinary research stream on the early effects of Parkinson's disease. Dr Dieriks is currently a Sir Charles Hercus Senior Research Fellow and Head of the Synuclein lab at the Centre for Brain research. In 2020 he was awarded a Neurological Foundation project grant to investigate alpha synuclein strains in Parkinson’s disease.