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NEWS: 
Article
On Match Day, March 18th, Christopher Costa, a former Summer Scholars Student and Research Technician in the Willis Lab at the Burke Neurological Institute, matched for his residency for Internal Medicine at the University of Connecticut, School of Medicine beginning in June 2022.
Willis, Sahni, and Yoshida in the lab
NEWS: 
Article
At the Burke Neurological Institute (BNI), our researchers are diving deeper to discover new and innovative therapies and support for individuals living with Muscular Dystrophy, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT), Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), and other related neuromuscular diseases.

Publications

PUBLICATION: 
Opinion Article
Pabitra K Sahoo, Dianna E Willis, James N Sleigh
Front Mol Neurosci. 2022 Mar 23;15:883244. doi: 10.3389/fnmol.2022.883244. eCollection 2022.
Full-Text on PMC
PUBLICATION: 
Journal Article
James I. Jones, Christopher J. Costa, Caitlin Cooney, David C. Goldberg, Matthew Ponticiello, Melanie W. Cohen, Wilfredo Mellado, Thong C. Ma, and Dianna E. Willis
Front Mol Neurosci. 2021 Dec 7;14:728163. doi: 10.3389/fnmol.2021.728163. eCollection 2021.
Full-Text on Frontiers
PUBLICATION: 
Opinion Article
Wilfredo Mellado, Dianna E Willis
Science. 2021 Sep 3;373(6559):1089-1090. doi: 10.1126/science.abk3261. Epub 2021 Sep 1.
Abstract on Science

Grants

GRANT: 
Federal
September 30, 2019 to July 31, 2021
Funding Status: 
Completed Project
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Grant Number: 
UG3NS114947-01
Investigators: 
Principal Investigator
Co-Investigator
GRANT: 
Non-Federal
June 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020
Funding Status: 
Completed Project
Hearing Health Foundation
Emerging Research Grants
Investigators: 
Principal Investigator

Presentations

PRESENTATION: 
Poster Presentation
October 19, 2019 to October 21, 2019
Venue: 
Neuroscience 2019, Society for Neuroscience, Chicago