[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/510217]
A/Pr John Kwok
Prof Brett Garner
Prof Peter Schofield
Brief description Frontotemporal dementia (FTD) and motor neuron disease (MND) are the two common causes of dementia and neurodegeneration. We have identified a new genes that causes familial FTD and MND in pedigrees affected with dementia and-or MND.This project will study the expression and function of this new FTD-MND gene to determine its role in the aetiology and pathology of this complex of neurodegenerative disorders.
Funding Amount $AUD 480,211.67
Funding Scheme NHMRC Project Grants
Standard Project Grant