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The connection between heart and nerves in a rare disease

Updated: Jan 16, 2020

by Amy Hicks

The Cox Lab at the Jackson Laboratory is part of less than a handful of research groups worldwide working on a rare form of Spinal Muscular Atrophy called SMARD1. This video gives a basic introduction to this disease as well as an overview of the research goals of a postdoctoral researcher in the Cox Lab, Amy Hicks, who is studying the relationship between the heart and nerves in this devastating genetic disease.

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