Newsweek: UMass Medical School develops gene therapy for rare neurodegenerative disease

Newsweek: UMass Medical School develops gene therapy for rare neurodegenerative disease

Researchers in the lab of Guangping Gao, PhD, have developed a novel gene therapy that cures a rare, inherited neurodegenerative disorder called Canavan disease in mice and is on track to be brought to clinical trial, according to an April 28 article in Newsweek.

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Welcome to Admissions at the University of Massachusetts School of Medicine. As the Associate Dean of Admissions of this wonderful school, I thank you for visiting our website. I hope you will spend some time exploring our admissions process, academic and degree programs and student resources. I hope you find it informative regardless of your current level of engagement in the medical school admissions process. I am certain that you will get a sense of the strong and caring community that characterizes our School. Please contact the Admissions Office if we can be of assistance to you.

Mariann M. Manno, MD EdM FAAP 
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