Role of the Kinesin KIF1A in Neurological Disease

Project: Research project

Project Details

Description

Mutations in the human KIF1A gene case a novel, rare neurological disease termed KAND. This proposal is to develop tools for gathering information on patients worldwide, determine how mutations identified in KIF1A cause neurodegenerative and brain developmental defects, and test novel therapeutic strategies in rat and mouse models.
StatusActive
Effective start/end date2/15/2012/31/22

Funding

  • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: $1,334,765.00
  • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: $577,200.00
  • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke: $680,466.00

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