$20,000 Grant Will Help Unveil How Certain Mutations Fuel CMT

$20,000 Grant Will Help Unveil How Certain Mutations Fuel CMT

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$20,000 Grant Will Help Unveil How Certain Mutations Fuel CMT

Scientist Timothy Hines, PhD, was awarded a grant of $20,000 to establish cell models to study Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease at the recent live-streamed Young Investigator Draft ceremony. The grant, co-funded by Uplifting Athletes and the CMT Association (CMTA), will help Hines to use human cells to further identify how mutations in genes coding for aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases (aaRSs) drive CMT. This may help find new therapeutic strategies, according to a CMTA press release. Hines, whose postdoctoral…

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