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Drs. Swanson and Ashizawa honored at IDMC 10

Please join us in congratulating Drs. Maurice Swanson and Tetsuo Ashizawa! At this year’s 10th International Myotonic Dystrophy Consortium Meeting, held in Paris, they each won an award for the work they do pertaining to Myotonic Dystrophy. Dr. Maurice Swanson was…

Promise to Kate Graduate Fellowships Awardees Announced

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 tuition, benefits, and stipend. Awardees must devote at least 50% of their effort to research that will benefit basic insights…

Dr. Lukasz Sznajder Awarded 2016 MDF Fellowship

Dr. Sznajder, in his proposal “Myotonic dystrophy type 2: mouse models, pathomechanism and therapy” plans to use recently developed techniques in genetic engineering to generate novel mouse models for DM2.

Basic Science Research Award 2015

Congratulations Dr. Laura Ranum! The Basic Science Research Award was presented to our director, Dr. Laura Ranum, at the 2015 Annual College of Medicine Celebration of Faculty this April. Please join us in congratulating her in receiving the highest award the college bestows…

Promise to Kate Fellowship Awardees 2017

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 tuition, benefits, and stipend. Awardees must devote at least 50% of their effort to research that will benefit basic insights into myotonic dystrophy…

Promise To Kate Day of Discovery 2017

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 opportunities in the medical research field.