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4th Strength, Science and Stories of Inspiration Event

Strength, Science and Stories of Inspiration Join the fund raising event in Boston on the evening of October 1, 2017, at MIT Kresge Auditorium (7-10 pm), to raise awareness for muscle diseases, bring all stakeholders together, and facilitate new relationships that will accelerate progress towards…

CNG Trainees Win Awards at UF Drug Discovery Symposium

        CNG Trainees Win Awards at UF Drug       Discovery Symposium The Center for Natural Porducts, Drug Discovery and Development held their UF drug discovery symposium at the UF Hilton Conference Center on September 21-22, 2017.  This year’s symposium featured an exciting lineup of invited speakers covering most major research…

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

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 Medicine’s 2017-2018 University Term Professors in recognition of her significant academic achievements as faculty. Congratulations from all of us…

Promise To Kate Day of Discovery

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 to high school students to travel to the CNG to learn about the exciting research going on and the many…

CNG Researchers Make the News

Dr. Swanson’s lab is in the news this week.  Along with researchers at Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine in Osaka, Japan, Dr. Swanson’s lab published a paper last month entitled “Disrupted prenatal RNA processing and myogenesis in congenital myotonic dystrophy“.  Their work was highlighted in the Gainesville Sun on…

Dr. Kaalak Reddy Awarded the MDF Fellowship

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 Foundation (MDF) Fellowship.  Dr. Reddy completed his Honours BSc in Genetics in 2006 at Western University in London, Canada.