Mark Zylka, PhD and his team at UNC School of Medicine have been studying CRISPR-Cas9 as a method to unsilence the paternal copy of UBE3A. After ASF funded the project, the findings were so positive, the NIH provided additional funding of […]Read more
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IN THE NEWS
Latest press releases, articles and announcements
Ovid Therapeutics Collaborates with UCONN Health and Stormy Chamberlain, PhD to Develop Gene Therapy for AS
On July 23, 2020, Ovid Therapeutics announced a research collaboration with UCONN Health and Stormy Chamberlain, PhD. This exciting work began as an innovative idea funded by the Angelman Syndrome Foundation. Short hairpin RNA (shRNAs) work like ASOs, but can be […]Read more
Today the Canadian Angelman Syndrome Society (CASS) and the Angelman Syndrome Foundation (ASF) announced that the two charities will collaborate with a shared goal of increasing research and support to Angelman syndrome (AS) families. United, the organizations will have the […]Read more
Deerfield and Pinnacle Hill have partnered with Dr, Ben Philpot, UNC Chapel Hill, to advance a new therapeutic for AS! Their work focuses on manipulating gene expression and this collaboration will accelerate work previously funded by the ASF to the […]Read more