With a $95,000 grant from FRAXA Research Foundation from 2010-2011, Dr. Daniel Johnston and Dr. Darrin Brager at the University of Texas at Austin investigated alterations in ion channels in Fragile X syndrome. They explored potential therapeutic effects of drugs which open and close these channels. Results published.Read more
Darrin Brager, PhD, Research Scientist at the University of Texas at Austin, studies synaptic plasticity in autism. Dr. Brager received a FRAXA Research Foundation grant in 2010 to study how ion channels are altered in Fragile X syndrome.