Dr Nicolas Dzamko

Dr Nicolas Dzamko, Senior Research Fellow, The University of Sydney.

Nic is a senior research fellow at the University of Sydney. Nic has a biomedical science degree with first class honours and a Chancellors letter of commendation from Flinders University of South Australia and a PhD from the University of Melbourne. Nic has trained at the Garvan Institute of Medical Research and at the MRC Protein Phosphorylation unit in Dundee, Scotland. Prior to joining the University of Sydney Nic was a NHMRC CJ Martin Fellowship holder in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of NSW.

Forefront Group:

  • BMC DAMD Parkinson’s disease Research Group Leader

Neurodegeneration of interest:



  • Biomarkers
  • Stem cells
  • Alpha-synuclein

Specific Skills:



  • 2018 - Michael J Fox Foundation Award “Inflammatory phenotypes in differentiated human LRRK2 and GBA mutant IPS cell lines”. 2 years. Dzamko N (CIA).
  • 2020 - Michael J Fox Foundation iPD program award “Assessing LRRK2, GCase and cytokines in cryopreserved monocytes (supplement)”. 2 years. Dzamko N (CIA).
  • 2020 - Brain and Mind Centre Partnership Award. 3D Bioprinted Brain Organoid Models for Parkinson’s disease research. 1 year. Dzamko N (CIA)