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Worcester Foundation for Biomedical Research (WFBR) 2018 Annual Research Fund Awards

Two members of the UMass Chan Neuroscience community received awards, which were announced at the annual meeting of the Hoagland Hudson Society on May 22, 2018. UMass Chan News article.

Award Recipients

Alexandra Byrne, PhDAlexandra Byrne, PhD, assistant professor of neurobiology, for “Mechanisms of axon regeneration: moving beyond regrowth.”



Charles Emerson, Jr., PhD

Charles Emerson Jr., PhD, professor of neurology and director of the UMass Chan Wellstone Institute, for “Fixing disease genes by giving them a break;”