Tag: Angelman syndrome

Collaboration Researching Angelman Syndrome Publishes Findings, Receives $2.4 Million Award


A three-way research collaboration at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTSHC) is achieving crucial advances in finding a new target for Angelman syndrome, a rare neurogenetic disorder characterized by intellectual disability, balance issues, motor impairment, and debilitating seizures. Julio Cordero-Morales, PhD, and Valeria Vásquez, PhD, both associate professors of Physiology in the UTHSC… Read More

Associate Professor Lawrence Reiter of UTHSC Receives $108,000 Grant for Autism-Related Syndrome Research


Lawrence Reiter, PhD, of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), has received a grant totaling $108,000 from the Foundation for Prader-Willi Research. The purpose of the study is to use a dental pulp stem cell system developed by Dr. Reiter to find gene expression changes in the nerve cells of individuals with Prader-Willi syndrome, both with… Read More