Fundació ACE research team has been recognized with a new public grant for collaborative research projects, worth 280,000 euros, granted by the Ministry of Science, Innovation and Universities through the Network Center for Biomedical Research in Neurodegenerative Diseases (CIBERNED).

The new project aims to study the genetic basis of progressive supranuclear paralysis (PSP), a rare neurodegenerative disease that involves the gradual death of certain areas of the central nervous system. Their study is especially relevant since rare diseases usually have a more pronounced genetic component and, in this sense, can help to better understand the genetic basis of other degenerative processes such as those that occur in Alzheimer's or other types of dementia.

The project, coordinated by Fundació ACE, will count with the participation of three other research centers: Marqués de Valdecilla University Hospital, CIEN Foundation and Severo Ochoa Molecular Biology Center.



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