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Erin Pennock Foff, MD, PhD

Erin Pennock Foff, MD, PhD

Nucleotide Repeat Expansions: Inflammation, Neurodegeneration, and the Role of MicroRNA in Pathogenesis


March 20, 2015, 1:00 p.m.


Erin Pennock Foff, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, Cognitive Neurology Division, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia


Fralin Biomedical Research Institute, M106
2 Riverside Circle, Roanoke, VA 24016

Nucleotide repeat disorders (NRDs) are some of the most feared and debilitating neurodegenerative and neuromuscular diseases. In her seminar, Dr. Foff will discuss the role of inflammation in mediating muscle damage in myotonic dystrophy, and explore a potential unifying mechanism amongst NRDs.

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This is a free event. The host is Michael Friedlander, PhD. For more information, please call 540-526-2059, or send an e-mail.

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