Dr. Lynne Bemis Awarded Mayo Clinic Grant to Research Epilepsy Treatment

The Minnesota Partnership for Biotechnology and Medical Genomics awarded five grants to Mayo Clinic collaborative projects in 2018. Five teams at the clinic will begin two-year projects to work on treatment options for the following diseases: epilepsy, Alzheimer’s disease, osteoporosis, colorectal cancer and bacterial infections.

Lynne Bemis, Ph.D., University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth Campus, and Gregory Worrell, M.D., Ph.D., Mayo Clinic, will research training vesicles in the brain to help with epilepsy treatment.

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