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Promoting axonal regeneration in models of ALS via activation of the preconditioning response in iPSC-derived human neurons

2013 Award
Principal Investigator: Aaron DiAntonio (WUSTL Developmental Biology)
Co-Investigators: Jeffrey Milbrandt (WUSTL Genetics), Timothy Miller (WUSTL Neurology)

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TREM2 signaling as a biomarker and therapeutic target in ALS

2013 Award
Principal Investigator: Matthew Harms (WUSTL Neurology)
Co-Investigators: Timothy Miller (WUSTL Neurology), Marco Colonna (WUSTL Pathology & Immunology)

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Using biosensors to identify therapy-driven brain reorganization in children

2013 Award
Principal Investigator: Bradley Schlaggar (WUSTL Neurology)
Co-Investigators: Nico Dosenbach (WUSTL Neurology), Catherine Lang (WUSTL Physical Therapy), Steve Petersen (WUSTL Neurology)

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Axonal Injury in Intracerebral Hemorrhage

2012 Award
Principal Investigator: Terrance Kummer, MD, PhD (WUSTL Neurology)
Co-Investigators: David Brody, MD, PhD (WUSTL Neurology), Gregory Zipfel, MD (WUSTL Neurosurgery)

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Modulation of proteostasis for treatment of Niemann-Pick C disease

2012 Award
Principal Investigator: Daniel Ory, MD (WUSTL Internal Medicine)
Co-Investigator: Mark Sands, PhD (WUSTL Internal Medicine)

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Immunomodulatory role of plasmacytoid dendritic cells in multiple sclerosis

2012 Award
Principal Investigator: Laura Piccio, MD, PhD (WUSTL Neurology)
Co-Investigator: Marina Cella, MD (WUSTL Pathology & Immunology)

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