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Scientist Awarded $1.79M to Develop New Amyloidosis Treatment

Scientist Jonathan Wall, PhD, has won a $1.79-million grant to develop a potential treatment for amyloidosis, a group of conditions that includes familial amyloid polyneuropathy (FAP). The grant, from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, will fund a research project, titled “Developing a Theranostic…

Rare Disease Day at NIH, Set for March 1, Growing Year by Year

Rare Disease Day at NIH, organized by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and taking place on March 1, will feature panel discussions, patient stories, research updates, TED-style talks, and a presentation by a Nobel laureate recently recognized for her work on a gene editing tool. The free, virtual…