Tag: Lawrence Reiter

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

Investigator Lawrence T. Reiter, PhD, of The University of Tennessee Health Science Center Receives $418,000 Grant for New Antieplieptic Drug Treatment Study


The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Lawrence T. Reiter, PhD, has received a new grant award totaling $418,000 from the National Institutes of Health’s Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. The purpose of this study is to identify currently approved medications that can potentially be repurposed for antiepileptics in… Read More

SIMONS FOUNDATION Highlights Dr. Lawrence Reiter for his Dental Pulp Study


The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative recently interviewed Dr. Lawrence T. Reiter from the Department of Neurology while he was attending the joint Duplication 15q/Angelman Syndrome Research Conference in Boston, MA. Dr. Reiter’s recent work using dental pulp stem cells (DPSC) to investigate gene expression changes leading to autism and other neurogenetic syndromes is a… Read More