Work alongside a distinguished group of researchers in Gene Expression, RNA Processing, DNA replication, Genomics, Gene Therapy, Molecular Basis of Disease, and the Mechanisms of Viral and Bacterial Pathogenesis.

MGM plays a central role in several interdisciplinary research programs in the HSC. Affiliated centers include the UF Genetics Institute, the Powell Gene Therapy Center, the Center for Epigenetics, and the University of Florida Brain Institute.

Genetics News of interest

Gene therapy for heart, skeletal muscle disorder shows promise in preclinical model

Gene therapy for heart, skeletal muscle disorder shows promise in preclinical model

December 13, 2018

Barth syndrome stalks young patients, weakening heart and skeletal muscles, stunting growth and shortening their lives. University of Florida Health researchers and their colleagues have now...

UF Health researcher awarded $2.5 million to study cell function in neurodegenerative diseases

UF Health researcher awarded $2.5 million to study cell function in neurodegenerative diseases

December 5, 2018

In the human nervous system, proteins, RNA and other cellular material need a free-flowing molecular highway. But when a “traffic jam” develops, the consequences are severe: One of several...

New gene therapy for inherited eye disorders found effective in animal model

New gene therapy for inherited eye disorders found effective in animal model

August 20, 2018

A new gene therapy developed by University of Florida Health researchers stops vision loss and improves sight in dogs — a key step toward testing the treatment in people affected by a group of...

New technique could bring earlier diagnoses for muscular dystrophy, ALS and similar disorders

New technique could bring earlier diagnoses for muscular dystrophy, ALS and similar disorders

May 2, 2018

A new blood test could reveal the genetic roots of muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and other disorders caused by the expansion of DNA repeats, potentially helping doctors diagnose...

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