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Project Element Element Description

Project Title

Project Title

Regulation of Interneuron Development in the Cortex and Basal Ganglia by Coup-TF2

Principal Investigator

Principal Investigator

Hu, Jia Sheng

Description

Description

Jia Sheng Hu, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco, will explore the disruption in the balance between excitation and inhibition in brain activity by dysfunctional inhibitory neurons, a condition tied to epilepsy, schizophrenia and ASD. Building on work on the Coup-TF2 gene, identified as important in maintaining a distribution of inhibitory neurons across the brain, this study will explore its pre-natal development.

Funder

Funder

Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Fiscal Year Funding

Fiscal Year Funding

0

Current Award Period

Current Award Period

2014-2016

Strategic Plan Question

Strategic Plan Question

Question 2: How Can I Understand What Is Happening?

Strategic Plan Objective

Strategic Plan Objective

2O. Not specific to Question 2 objectives

Project Link

Project Link

No link available.

Institution

Institution

University of California, San Francisco

State/Country

State/Country

California

Project Number

Project Number

Federal or Private?

Federal or Private?

Private

Received ARRA Funding?

Received ARRA Funding?

No

History/Related Projects

History/Related Projects

Regulation of Interneuron Development in the Cortex and Basal Ganglia by Coup-TF2 | 30000 | 2014 |
Regulation of Interneuron Development in the Cortex and Basal Ganglia by Coup-TF2 | 30000 | 2015 |

 
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