Roles of proBDNF in brain development [ 2011 - 2015 ]

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Researchers: Dr Yoon Lim (Principal investigator)

Brief description Growth factors are essential molecules for normal brain development. Variations in the amount of the different growth factors have been implicated in such diseases as AlzheimerÍs and ParkinsonÍs disease. This project will study the precursor of a growth factor known as brain derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) and what specific roles the precursor might play in brain development.

Funding Amount $AUD 108,300.63

Funding Scheme Postgraduate Scholarships

Notes Dora Lush Biomedical Postgraduate Scholarship

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