SSADH Fellowship Grant Awarded to Dr. Jens Andersen at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark
The SSADH Association committed $50,000 for a fellowship program with Dr. Jens Andersen at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark to evaluate the “Molecular Pathological Mechanisms of CaMK2a in SSADH Deficiency” under the guidance of Dr. Petrine Wellendorph, an international leader in the neuroscience community related to GHB/GABA research. The funds will also be used to support a part-time animal tech.
Dr. Andersen’s fellowship with begin January 1st 2022 an run for six months at which time he will be supported by a five year $1.5 million grant secured by Dr. Wellendorph.
Dr. Gibson is supplying the group in Denmark with a SSADH mouse to establish their SSADH mouse model colony to begin their important research.