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New preclinical study shows common diabetes drug improves symptoms in genetic form of ALS

New preclinical research shows a commonly used Type 2 diabetes drug can improve symptoms in a specific genetic form of ALS and frontotemporal dementia in mice. University of Florida neuroscientists […]

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New study shows antibody therapy could offer treatment path for genetic form of ALS and FTD

Dec. 9, 2019 New preclinical study shows antibody therapy could offer treatment path for genetic form of ALS Online version with high-res image available here: https://www.cell.com/neuron/fulltext/S0896-6273(19)30970-5 GAINESVILLE, Fla. — New […]

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Center for NeuroGenetics Seminar Series

Friday, February 28, 2020 12:00-1:00 pm, Room 101, Cancer Genetics Research Complex (CGRC) Building, 2033 Mowry Road “Following single mRNA molecules from life to death in living cells”   Robert H. […]

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The Center for NeuroGenetics (CNG) will integrate molecular, genetic and clinical approaches to define the causes of neurodegenerative disease and develop effective treatment strategies.

Center for NeuroGenetics housed in the Cancer Genetics Research Complex

Center for NeuroGenetics housed in the Cancer Genetics Research Complex

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New preclinical study shows common diabetes drug improves symptoms in genetic form of ALS

New preclinical research shows a commonly used Type 2 diabetes drug can improve symptoms in a specific genetic form of ALS and frontotemporal dementia in mice. University of Florida neuroscientists […]

New study shows antibody therapy could offer treatment path for genetic form of ALS and FTD

Dec. 9, 2019 New preclinical study shows antibody therapy could offer treatment path for genetic form of ALS Online version with high-res image available here: https://www.cell.com/neuron/fulltext/S0896-6273(19)30970-5 GAINESVILLE, Fla. — New […]

Dr. Eric Wang wins $2.5 million dollar Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Award

Congratulations to CNG Researcher Dr. Eric Wang on receiving the very prestigious Ben Barres Early Career Acceleration Award from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative. This is an outstanding achievement and will […]

CNG Attends the IDMC/MDF Conferences in San Francisco

CNG attends the IDMC/MDF conference in San Francisco We had over 20 CNG members attend the International Myotonic Dystrophy Consortium (IDMC-11) meeting held in San Francisco, California, on September 5th […]

Laura Ranum Awarded the 2017 Steinert Award for DM Research

Dr. Laura Ranum was awarded the 2017 “Steinert Award for Excellence in Myotonic Dystrophy Basic Science Research” at the 11th International Dystrophia Myotonica Consortium (IDMC) held in San Francisco, California […]

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