With $258,000 in grants since 2013 from FRAXA Research Foundation, Dr. Anis Contractor and Dr. Qionger He at Northwestern University are exploring the potential of the available drug bumetanide to correct altered GABA signalling in a mouse model of Fragile X syndrome.Read more
Anis Contractor, PhD, Professor of Physiology at Northwestern University, has received several FRAXA Research Foundation awards. Dr. Contractor’s lab focuses on the fundamentals of synaptic communication and how they are disrupted in developmental and neuropsychiatric disorders.
In Their Own Words: Reports From the International Fragile X Workshop
The 18th International Fragile X and Related Neurodevelopmental Disorders Workshop in Quebec, Canada, was a great success, featuring Fragile X much more heavily than any previous meeting in this series! We asked our speakers to summarize their work in their own words, with brief updates from researchers investigating Fragile X.Read more