Grant to Help Researchers Develop Better Methods to Assess Gait

Grant to Help Researchers Develop Better Methods to Assess Gait

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Grant to Help Researchers Develop Better Methods to Assess Gait

The Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics (FAST) has awarded researchers with a grant to develop novel methods to accurately assess gait and mobility across age groups in patients with Angelman syndrome. The research project is led by Jill L. Silverman, PhD, at the University of California, Davis, and Jessica Duis, MD, at the Children’s Hospital Colorado. Movement impairment affects nearly all Angelman patients, with the most common symptoms being spasticity (tight or stiff muscles), loss of…

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