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NIH award leads to deeper study of brain malformations

July 15, 2024

Erin Heinzen, Pharm.D., Ph.D. How seizures, epilepsy and other brain malformations develop from genetic variants is not fully understood, but a new National Institutes of Health (NIH) award will pave the way toward understanding the cause and potentially lead to new therapies.   New (non-inherited) genetic variants can arise as cells divide during embryonic development and … Read more

Dr. Erin Heinzen Renews R01 from NINDS

June 30, 2023

Erin Heinzen, PharmD, PhD, was awarded a renewal of her R01 grant titled “Identification and molecular characterization of somatic mutations in MCD” from NINDS.