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MDF DM Day at UF

Published: Apr 3rd, 2019

MDF DM Day to be held at the University of Florida, June 29, 2019 from 9 am to 4:30 pm. MDF DM Days are special one-day events that bring together […]

Dr. Maurice Swanson publish new potential rapid and inexpensive biomarker for intronic repeat expansion disease.

Dr. Maurice Swanson publish new potential rapid and inexpensive biomarker for intronic repeat expansion disease.

Published: Nov 5th, 2018

A new discovery in the laboratory of Dr. Maurice Swanson,associate director of the UF Center for NeuroGenetics, could potentially help doctors diagnose patients with muscular dystrophy, ALS and similar disorders sooner.  “We […]

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CNG Researchers in the News

Published: Oct 26th, 2017

  Impeding Transcription of Expanded Microsatellite Repeats by Deactivated Cas9 Drs. Eric Wang and Belinda Pinto have published new research in Molecular Cell this month. Their research focuses on blocking […]

New CNG Research on DM2 Honored With Cover of Neuron

New CNG Research on DM2 Honored With Cover of Neuron

Published: Oct 17th, 2017

A new article related to Myotonic Dystrophy Type 2 research was published in September 2017 from the lab of Dr. Laura Ranum.  The findings were reported in the journal Neuron […]

4th Strength, Science and Stories of Inspiration Event

4th Strength, Science and Stories of Inspiration Event

Published: Sep 27th, 2017

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 […]

4th Strength, Science and Stories of Inspiration Event

Published: Sep 27th, 2017

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 […]

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CNG Researchers Make the News

Published: Aug 3rd, 2017

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 […]

Mission Statement

Published: Aug 2nd, 2017

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

CNG Researchers develop unique mouse model for studying ALS

Published: May 9th, 2016

University of Florida Health researchers have developed a unique mouse model that will allow researchers around the world to better study the genetic origins and potential treatments for a neurodegenerative […]