Integrating Human and Mouse Studies in Fragile X Syndrome – an NIH Center Approach

Integrating Human and Mouse Studies in Fragile X Syndrome – an NIH Center Approach
FRAXA Seminar Series This virtual seminar series addresses a wide range of current topics in Fragile X research. Hosted by FRAXA and organized by Michael Tranfaglia, MD and Patricia Cogram, PhD, sessions feature outstanding speakers from universities and the biotech and pharmaceutical industries.  Presentation Summary Craig Erickson - Translational medicine and mechanistic studies of brain neurophysiology in Fragile X Syndrome: A NIH Center Overview Ernest Pedapati - Network Mechanisms, Biomarkers, and Pharmacology of Fragile X Syndrome in Humans Devin Binder - Network Mechanisms of Neurophysiology and Behavior in mouse models of Fragile X Syndrome Kimberly Huber - FMRP Regulation of local and long-range neocortical circuits in the mouse: Links with EEG phenotypes About the SpeakersCraig A. Erickson, MD Professor of Psychiatry at Cincinnati Children's Hospital and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine Craig Erickson is the director of the Cincinnati Fragile X Research and Treatment Center. Craig has devoted his careerRead more

Towards Understanding the Role of FMRP in Human Brain Development Using Brain Organoids

Towards Understanding the Role of FMRP in Human Brain Development Using Brain Organoids

Dr. Zhexing Wen and Dr. Peng Jin of the newly funded Fragile X Center of Excellence at Emory University School of Medicine join us in this seminar to present about Understanding the Role of FMRP in Human Brain Development Using Brain Organoids.

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Mechanisms and Biomarkers of Sensory Hypersensitivity in the fmr1 Knockout Mouse

Mechanisms and Biomarkers of Sensory Hypersensitivity in the fmr1 Knockout Mouse

In this Fragile X research webinar we hear from Devin K. Binder, MD, PhD, Professor, University of California at Riverside Medical School and Khaleel Razak, PhD, Professor, University of California at Riverside as they present about Mechanisms and Biomarkers of Sensory Hypersensitivity in the fmr1 Knockout Mouse.

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Brain Organoids and Therapeutic Development for Fragile X and Other Rare Diseases

Brain Organoids and Therapeutic Development for Fragile X and Other Rare Diseases

This is the first in a series of webinars focused on current topics in Fragile X research. In this webinar we hear from Alysson R. Muotri, PhD, Professor at University of California San Diego Stem Cell Programand Fabio C. Tucci, PhD, Chief Operating Officer and co-founder at Epigen Biosciences, Inc.

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