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Protein homeostasis, protein aggregation and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis [ 2015 - 2018 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/nhmrc/1084144]

Researchers: A/Pr Justin Yerbury (Principal investigator)

Brief description There is a desperate need for biomarkers and therapeutics for Motor Neurone Disease (MND). Mutations in a growing list of genes are implicated as a cause of MND, although the way these cause MND remains a mystery. I aim to build a uniquely positioned research team that approaches this problem from a protein centric view and incorporating strategic collaborative efforts to the understanding of the pathogenesis of MND; the longterm goal of which is translation to biomarkers and therapeutics.

Funding Amount $AUD 428,065.07

Funding Scheme Career Development Fellowships

Notes RD Wright Biomedical CDF

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