Determining the pathobiology of human sarcomeric myopathies using zebrafish [ 2011 - 2014 ]

Also known as: Modelling Sarcomeric Myopathies in Zebrafish

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Researchers: Dr Robert Bryson-Richardson (Principal investigator) ,  Prof Peter Currie Prof Nigel Laing Dr Kristen Nowak

Brief description Laing muscular dystrophy and ACTA1 congenital muscular dystrophy are severe muscle diseases with high morbidity. We will create zebrafish strains that carry these diseases and use these to understand the causes of muscle failure and investigate possible areas of treatment for these conditions.

Funding Amount $AUD 509,541.97

Funding Scheme NHMRC Project Grants

Notes Standard Project Grant

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