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Genetic association studies in mesial temporal lobe epilepsy and stroke

Grant number: 13/19524-0
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctoral
Effective date (Start): March 01, 2014
Effective date (End): November 30, 2018
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Medicine - Medical Clinics
Principal Investigator:Fernando Cendes
Grantee:Rodrigo Secolin
Host Institution: Faculdade de Ciências Médicas (FCM). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:13/07559-3 - BRAINN - The Brazilian Institute of Neuroscience and Neurotechnology, AP.CEPID
Associated scholarship(s):16/14423-9 - Studying the genetic structure of a population from a specific geographic region: a comparative study using common, rare and structural variants., BE.EP.PD


Epilepsia and stroke are the most cause of death linked to neurological field in Brazil and worldwide. This project is inserted in Brazilian Institute of Neurosciences and Neurotechnology and its objective is to use several strategies to identify susceptibility genes for these two conditions.

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(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
MAGALHAES, PEDRO H. M.; MORAES, HELENA T.; ATHIE, MARIA C. P.; SECOLIN, RODRIGO; LOPES-CENDES, ISCIA. New avenues in molecular genetics for the diagnosis and application of therapeutics to the epilepsies. Epilepsy & Behavior, v. 121, n. B, . (13/07559-3, 17/00648-1, 13/19524-0)
ROCHA, CRISTIANE S.; SECOLIN, RODRIGO; RODRIGUES, MAIRA R.; CARVALHO, BENILTON S.; LOPES-CENDES, ISCIA. The Brazilian Initiative on Precision Medicine (BIPMed): fostering genomic data-sharing of underrepresented populations. NPJ GENOMIC MEDICINE, v. 5, n. 1, p. 7-pg., . (16/26173-7, 13/07559-3, 13/19524-0)

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