Research in Neurology
The Neurology Department at the University of Massachusetts Medical School has renewed its commitment to expand and invigorate research in Neurology throughout central Massachusetts and New England.Learn More
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Blu Genes Foundation gives UMMS $1.4M to bring Tay-Sachs gene therapy to clinical trial
The Toronto-based Blu Genes Foundation, which is dedicated to developing gene therapies for rare disease, has given $1.4 million to UMass Medical School to advance a Phase I/II clinical trial for Tay-Sachs. Miguel Sena-Esteves, PhD, Terence Flotte, MD, Heather Gray-Edwards, PhD, DVM, and colleagues at Auburn University are leading the research.Read more