Crocker lab receives new R01 to study rare disease

February 28 marks Rare Disease Day. UConn Health’s campus is lighting up this week to raise awareness of the more than 7,000 rare diseases and the importance of advancing research for them to find promising therapies and potential cures for patients.

UConn School of Medicine’s Stephen J. Crocker, Ph.D., associate professor of neuroscience and immunology, has been awarded a NIH grant and a grant from The Legacy of Angels Foundation to gain greater insights into the genesis of the rare disease globoid cell leukodystrophy (GLD), also known as Krabbe Disease.

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