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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

Title: A Delta GABA Receptor as a Target for Essential Tremor Therapy
Principal Investigator:

C. Adrian Handforth

Location: West Los Angeles, CA
Congressional District Code: 33
Research Service: Rehabilitation R&D
Project Period: March 2014 - February 2021
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $0
Total Award Amount
(all years):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


Essential tremor affects 0.5-0.9% of the general population and about 4.5% of those above age 65.Medications for tremor are re-purposed drugs found empirically rather than through laboratory research. Assuch they lack potency and specificity, and are often not well tolerated. In our program we seek to identifymolecular targets to which anti-tremor drugs could be designed, offering greater on-target specificity andpotency. A clue is that patients often report that as little as 1-2 glasses of wine...

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