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Elucidating the molecular mechanisms underlying migraine and endometriosis via genetic dissection [ 2009 - 2013 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/FT0991022]

Researchers Dr DR Nyholt

Brief description The research aims to identify genetic variants underlying migraine and endometriosis susceptibility. Advances in the genetics of these common and painful disorders, including identification of genetic biomarkers (genetic variations that can predict disease susceptibility, disease outcome, or treatment response), will offer better rationales for scientific enquiry, helping the discovery of new treatment pathways and improve predictions of drug efficacy and safety. Thus providing improved treatment strategies for the individual sufferer and reduce the direct medical and indirect economic costs to individual sufferers as well as to the general community.

Funding Amount $686,400

Funding Scheme Future Fellowships

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