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Dr. Kaalak Reddy Awarded the MDF Fellowship

Dr. Kaalak Reddy, who is currently continuing his post-doctoral training in the lab of Dr. Andy Berglund here at the Center for NeuroGenetics, has been awarded the prestigious Myotonic Dystrophy […]

Promise to Kate Graduate Fellowships Awardees Announced

Promise to Kate Graduate Student Fellowships Promise To Kate (PTK) has provided very generous support for two Ph.D. level graduate student fellowships at 50% effort for 1 year (2017-2018). These funds will include […]

CNG Researchers develop unique mouse model for studying ALS

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 […]

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Mission Statement

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 Neuromuscular Disease

Genetic disorders that affect the nervous and muscular systems are responsible for a large number of devastating diseases including amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), muscular dystrophy (DM), Huntington disease (HD) and the spinocerebellar ataxias (SCAs). Each of these diseases progresses over a period of years and results in insidious decline and ultimately death. Although there has been a significant effort to understand and treat these disorders, progress has been slow. A major reason for the limited advancement in our understanding and treatment of these disorders is that we have not developed sufficiently integrated and multidisciplinary approaches to understand the causes and common pathways of these diseases. The goal of the Center for NeuroGenetics is to advance our understanding of these disorders so we can develop rational therapeutic strategies for patients. Key aspects of our approach are to partner with affected families to identify novel disease genes and to link talented faculty working to understand these diseases using both clinical and basic science approaches.

Center for NeuroGenetics housed in the Cancer Genetics Research Complex

Center for NeuroGenetics housed in the Cancer Genetics Research Complex

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