Australian Researchers Win Grant to Discover Genetic Mutations

Australian Researchers Win Grant to Discover Genetic Mutations

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Australian Researchers Win Grant to Discover Genetic Mutations

A group of researchers from across Australia will use a $3 million (about $2.2 million US) grant, awarded by the Medical Research Future Fund (MRFF), to find undiscovered genetic mutations underlying Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT). Their end goal is to improve the diagnosis of CMT and other rare adult-onset neurogenetic diseases. Despite the more than 1,000 known mutations in more than 100 CMT-related genes, an estimated 30% to 40% of CMT families remain genetically undiagnosed, researchers…

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