Reactivating the FMR1 Gene to Reverse Fragile X Syndrome

Reactivating the FMR1 Gene to Reverse Fragile X Syndrome

FRAXA has awarded $140,000 to Dr. Jeannie Lee and Dr. Hungoo Lee at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. This team is targeting the root cause of Fragile X syndrome: a silenced single gene, called FMR1.

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Transgenic Mouse Model Studies of Fragile X Syndrome

Transgenic Mouse Model Studies of Fragile X Syndrome

With a $410,000 grant from FRAXA Research Foundation from 1999-2001, Dr. Eric Kandel and his team at Columbia University researched development of Fragile X mice to further aid future studies of Fragile X research.

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