Received his HBSc and MA in Experimental Psychology from Lakehead University (Thunder Bay, ON), his PhD in Neuroscience from Rush University Medical Center (Chicago, IL) and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at Harvard Medical School (Boston, MA) where he also joined their faculty. Dr. Koprich’s research interests include animal models of Parkinson’s disease and the preclinical evaluation of novel disease modification and symptomatic therapeutics. In recent years, his work has led to the development of progressive rodent and non-human primate models of PD alpha-synucleinopathy. These and other studies are detailed in over 40 peer reviewed publications.
In addition to his role at Atuka, Dr. Koprich is visiting Professor of Neurology at Huashan Hospital/ Fudan University and occasionally serves as a lecturer at the University of Toronto.
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