The Stella Maris Foundation is a complex, multi-professional institution (about 300 employees and many students), hosting clinicians, researchers and internationally-known university professors, using advanced technologies and methods to assist the most burdensome disorders that can affect a human person during his/her development. The Laboratory of Molecular Medicine for Neurodegenerative Diseases was established in 2010 as an evolution of the Neurogenetics Laboratory, established in 1999 as a scientific and technological development of neurobiology to investigate the role of genetics in the field of neuropsychiatry.
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Role of IRCCS Stella Maris Foundation in the project INGENE
Thanks to its wide experience in the field of neuromuscular diseases, the Stella Maris Foundation, acts as the clinical center of reference for the project, and coordinates both the recruitment of the study population and the experimentation of the new protocols and products developed in InGene on such population. Furthermore, the Stella Maris Foundation will be responsible for implementing innovative strategies for phenotype/genotype analysis in the diseases included in the project.
Profile of staff engaged in the project