NIH Grant Boosts Research Into Faulty Protein Production in Fragile X

NIH Grant Boosts Research Into Faulty Protein Production in Fragile X

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NIH Grant Boosts Research Into Faulty Protein Production in Fragile X

A nearly $2 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH),  will help researchers understand the mechanisms underlying impaired protein production in fragile X syndrome. The awarded project, “Mechanism of Gp1 mGluR-dependent translation and plasticity,” is led by scientists Nien-Pei Tsai and Kai Zhang, at the University of Illinois. “This proposal brings together two labs with distinct expertise to study Fragile X Syndrome. I am excited…

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