News from UPF
The Migraine Research Foundation (MRF), a nonprofit that funds research into the causes and better treatments of migraine disease, announced its 2014 grant awards. A record ten grants were selected from 60 proposals submitted from around the world. MRF has now funded a total of 51 grants since its founding in 2006.
José M. Fernández-Fernández, member of the Laboratory of Molecular Physiology and Channelopathies at CEXS-UPF has been one of the MRF 2014 grant recipients as principal investigator. The study is expected to be done during 2015 and will receive a grant of $ 50,000. It was one of ten projects selected among sixty candidates who submitted to the call.
Project title: "Identification of novel, selective voltage-gated CaV2.1 calcium channel inhibitors which reverse the gain of channel function produced by Hemiplegic Migraine CACNA1A mutations"