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Presentation – The role of C9orf72 cellular recycling

December 2017

Dr Christopher Webster gave an informative presentation to the SMND RAG on groundbreaking research that could pave the way to for potential future drug development.  Scientists from the University of Sheffield have discovered a novel function of the C9orf72 protein which is linked to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD) – giving a new insight into the most common genetic cause of the degenerative diseases.

Please click on the following link for a brief review of the project – brief review

The pioneering study has been published in the EMBO Journal, please click on the following link to view the full publication – full publication

 

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