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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 […]

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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: 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

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 […]

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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 […]

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Laura Ranum Awarded the 2017 Steinert Award for DM Research

Published: Sep 27th, 2017

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 […]

Laura Ranum Awarded the 2017 Steinert Award for DM Research

Published: Sep 21st, 2017

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 […]

Dr. Laura Ranum Named as a College of Medicine’s 2017-2018 University Term Professor

Published: Sep 19th, 2017

CNG Director Named one of College of Medicine’s 2017-2018 University Term Professors! Dr. Laura Ranum, Director of of the Center for NeuroGenetics, has been named as one of the College of […]

Promise To Kate Day of Discovery

Published: Aug 17th, 2017

On Friday, June 9, 2017, Promise to Kate held its first “Day of Discovery” at the University of Florida Center for NeuroGenetics (CNG). The PTK Junior Board offered a field-trip […]

Dr. Kaalak Reddy Awarded the MDF Fellowship

Published: Jul 20th, 2017

Dr. Kaalak Reddy, who is currently continuing his post-doctoral training in the lab of Dr. Andy Berglund here at the Center for NeuroGenetics, has been awarded the prestigious Myotonic Dystrophy […]

Promise to Kate Graduate Fellowships Awardees Announced

Published: Jul 18th, 2017

Promise to Kate Graduate Student Fellowships Promise To Kate (PTK) has provided very generous support for two Ph.D. level graduate student fellowships at 50% effort for 1 year (2017-2018). These funds will include […]