HDAC6 inhibitors as a treatment for Rett syndrome: Resolving neuronal trafficking deficits

Research Opportunity
Number of Honour Places Available
Royal Children’s Hospital/Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
Group Leader Email Number Webpage
Dr Nicole Van Bergen Personal web page
Primary Supervisor Email Number Webpage
Professor John Christodoulou Personal web page

Project Details

We hypothesize that correcting the cytoskeletal defect in MECP2-deficient neuronal cells using HDAC6 inhibitors that correct the is cytoskeletal defect could underlie a therapeutic solution for Rett syndrome.

Faculty Research Themes

Child Health

School Research Themes

Child Health in Medicine, Musculoskeletal

Research Opportunities

Students who are interested in joining this project will need to consider their elegibility as well as other requirements before contacting the supervisor of this research

Graduate Research application

Honours application

Key Contact

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Research Group / Unit / Centre

Neurodevelopmental Genomics Research

Research Node

Royal Children’s Hospital/Murdoch Childrens Research Institute

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