Improving Memory Reversal Testing and Treatment with AMPAkines in the Fragile X Knock-Out Mouse

W Ted Brown, MD, PhD

A two year $62,000 FRAXA grant was been awarded to W. Ted Brown, MD, PhD from 1997-1998. The Principal Investigator at the Institute For Basic Research in New York aims to develop an improved test to show learning deficits in the FMR1 knock-out mouse model of Fragile X, and test experimental drugs (Ampakines) that may be effective in treating these deficits.

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