• NIH awards UCLA $10M to study brain's cellular infrastructure

    10 days ago - By Healio

    The NIH has awarded nearly $10 million to two scientists at UCLA's David Geffen School of Medicine for research projects that aim to shed light on the development of the brain's cellular infrastructure as well as brain disorders.
    Chongyuan Luo, PhD, BSc, assistant professor of human genetics, will receive $5.3 million over 5 years to systematically map the gene regulatory landscape across human brain development at a single-cell resolution.
    “The database will significantly improve our study of genetic variants associated with psychiatric and neurological disorders,” Luo
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