Discovery and characterisation of long noncoding RNAs in human neurological disorders [ 2014 - 2020 ]

Also known as: Uncovering the role of hidden genes in brain disorders

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Brief description Numerous regions in our DNA influence how likely we are to develop various diseases, including brain disorders such as Autism and Schizophrenia. However, in many of these regions no genes have been found and they appear “empty”, making it difficult to uncover what’s triggering the disease. This project will use a powerful new technology to discover new genes hidden within these supposedly “empty” regions that are important in brain disorders and investigate how they contribute to disease.

Funding Amount $AUD 349,647.55

Funding Scheme Early Career Fellowships

Notes CJ Martin Biomedical ECF

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