Aim 1. Generate and characterize mice with chemically inducible mitochondrial division in Purkinje neurons (L7-CIDR mice).
Aim 2. Evaluate rescue of Purkinje cell degeneration and motor deficits in SACS-/- mice by inducible mitochondrial division.
Duration: two years
Grant: $100,000 per year
Dr.Stefan Strack, Professor of Pharmacology University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
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