Friday, September 6, 2019

MDA announces new research grants

Cision published a list of the newest MDA grant recipients today. Click on the link below to read the entire article.

Muscular Dystrophy Association Awards 25 Grants Totaling More Than $6.6 Million for Neuromuscular Disease Research

Critical funding provided by MDA will support studies to further understand disease mechanisms, optimize and build upon existing therapies, and advance drug target identification, especially toward gene-targeted therapies -- research that will have translational and clinical application across many neuromuscular diseases

Spinal-bulbar muscular atrophy (SBMA)

Alireza Mashaghi Tabari, PhD
Leiden University, The Netherlands
Research grant, $300,000
Single molecule folding studies on the mutant androgen receptor underlying SBMA

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