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Role of checkpoint kinase in myelin regeneration

Research Grant Recipient: Mi-Hyeon Jang, PhD

Grant Period: 2017-2019

Award Value: $249,998

Site: University of Minnesota

Summary: Multiple sclerosis and other diseases attack the myelin, a sheath that insulates the nerves. Dr. Jang is investigating the underlying molecular mechanisms of myelin regeneration in an effort to develop a therapy to help patients.

Read Jang’s Year 1 Progress Report here

Read Jang’s final report here

Mi-Hyeon Jang, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at Mayo Clinic.