Novel Research from Gene Therapy Team Sheds Light on Possible Timing and Targets for Treatment of ALS
Brian Kaspar, PhD, principal investigator in the Center for Gene Therapy at The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s, is senior author of a new study that is the first to show that a type of cell normally supportive of motor neurons actually play an active role in motor neuron death during amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Jin Peng, MD, MS, PhD Candidate, Awarded SOPHE Patient Engagement Fellowship
Dr. Peng, a PhD candidate in Epidemiology in the Center for Pediatric Trauma Research at Nationwide Children's Hospital, has been selected as the Society for Public Health Education's Student Patient Engagement Fellow for 2016-17. The competitive fellowship is the only one of its kind awarded in 2016.
Kate Wagener, New Coordinator for Research Meetings and Events
Kate is responsible for planning and coordinating internal events (50+ people) for The Research Institute, as well as scientific conferences sponsored by research faculty, both at Nationwide Children's and offsite. Learn more in this news announcement and how to access the Conference and Event Request Form for conference or event needs.
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