PREP in Neurodegenerative Disorders Group Researcher
Ulrika Julku started as a PhD student at the beginning of 2014. Her project focuses on clarifying the role of PREP on dopaminergic system, and the interplay between PREP, alpha-synuclein and dopaminergic neurotransmission.
M.Sc. (Pharm.), University of Helsinki, 2013
- Main subject pharmacology
Prolyl Oligopeptidase Regulates Dopamine Transporter Phosphorylation in the Nigrostriatal Pathway of Mouse. Molecular Neurobiology, 55: 470-482, 2018
Svarcbahs R, Julku U, Myöhänen TT: Inhibition of Prolyl Oligopeptidase Restores Spontaneous Motor Behavior in the α-Synuclein Virus Vector–Based Parkinson’s Disease Mouse Model by Decreasing α-Synuclein Oligomeric Species in Mouse Brain. Journal of Neuroscience