Professor’s Muscular Dystrophy Research to Be Funded with Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award

Charles Thornton, M.D., the Saunders Family Distinguished Professor in Neuromuscular Research at the University of Rochester Medical Center’s (URMC) Center for Neural Development & Disease in Rochester, New York, has received a Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) to further his research in muscular dystrophy. The Javits award is a conditional, seven-year research grant given to investigators who have a distinguished record of substantial contributions and a history of exceptional talent, imagination, and scientific achievement for superior competence and outstanding productivity. The U.S. Congress established the $2.3 million Senator Jacob Javits Awards in the Neurosciences in 1983, named in honor of the late Sen. Javits, R-NY, to be administered by the National Institute of Neurological and Communicative Disorders and Stroke (now…


Link to Full Article: Professor’s Muscular Dystrophy Research to Be Funded with Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award