• CBD May Alleviate Seizures, Benefit Behaviors in People with Neurodevelopmental Conditions

    One year ago - By UNC Healthcare

    UNC School of Medicine researchers led by Ben Philpot, PhD, and Bin Gu, PhD, found that cannabidiol had anti-seizure effects and behavior benefits in animal models of Angelman syndrome, a neurodevelopmental disorder.
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  • Zylka Lab awarded $6.1 million from NIH to develop CRISPR/Cas9 gene therapy for Angelman syndrome, study UBE3A autism gene with Philpot Lab

    One year ago - By UNC Healthcare

    Mark Zylka, PhD, in The UNC Neuroscience Center was awarded NIH funding for two 5-year projects, one jointly with Ben Philpot, PhD, to develop new knowledge with the potential to advance treatments for neurodevelopmental disorders.
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