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Congratulations to our recent graduates!

Published: Aug 25th, 2021

Drs. Lance Denes, Shu Guo and Brittney Otero graduated with their doctoral degrees on August 6, 2021.

Myotonic Dystrophy Awareness Day is September 15th

International Myotonic Dystrophy Awareness Day

Published: Aug 25th, 2021

Join the CNG in supporting International Myotonic Dystrophy Awareness Day!

Setsuki Tsukagoshi, MD, PhD is awarded Post-Doc Fellowship Research Grant from the National Ataxia Foundation (NAF)

Published: Mar 24th, 2021

Setsuki Tsukagoshi, MD, PhD has been awarded a Post-Doc Fellowship Grant from the National Ataxia Foundation. The Post-Doctoral fellowship awards are to serve as a bridge from post-doctoral positions to […]

Lien Nguyen, PhD

Lien Nguyen, PhD is awarded a K99 grant from the National Institutes of Health

Published: Dec 1st, 2020

Congratulations to Lien Nugyen, PhD on being awarded a K99 grant from the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Nguyen is a post-doc in the lab of Dr. Laura Ranum here […]

Lauren Laboissonniere, PhD

Dr. Lauren Laboissonniere is awarded the Milton Safenowitz Postdoctoral Fellowship from The ALS Association

Published: Nov 10th, 2020

Dr. Lauren Laboissonniere, who is currently doing her post-doctoral training in the lab of Dr. Laura Ranum here at the Center for NeuroGenetics, has been awarded the prestigious Milton Safenowitz […]

Benjamin Kidd

2020 MBI/Center for NeuroGenetics Award Winner Benjamin Kidd

Published: Nov 4th, 2020

The Center for NeuroGenetics congratulates Benjamin Kidd on receiving an MBI Fellowship. MBI Fellowships Funding is provided to graduate students seeking a doctoral degree or postdoctoral or clinical fellows who […]


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

Published: Jul 21st, 2020

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

Published: Dec 9th, 2019

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: GAINESVILLE, Fla. — New […]

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

Published: Dec 5th, 2018

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 Table at MDF 2017

CNG Attends the IDMC/MDF Conferences in San Francisco

Published: Oct 16th, 2017

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 […]