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Laura Ranum

Laura Ranum, Ph.D., is a professor in the College of Medicine at the University of Florida. Over a three year period, she was awarded more than 7 million dollars in research funding from the National Institutes of Health, the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA), Target ALS, the ALS Association and the Packard Foundation for her research on repeat associated non-ATG translation in ALS/FTD and other repeat expansion diseases. Dr. Ranum’s research interests include the genetic mechanisms of ALS, FTD, muscular dystrophy, and ataxia.
Protein Biomarkers that Help Improve Diagnosis and Treatment of Huntington’s Disease
Mouse Model of C9orf72 that Develops the Clinical and Neurodegenerative Features of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and Frontotemporal Dementia (FTD)