Scientist Gaurav Varshney, Ph.D., hopes to pinpoint the responsible genetic variants.
Research with zebrafish models called “true excellence”
OMRF scientist Gaurav Varshney, Ph.D., received a one-year grant to study 21 genes implicated in conditions such as hearing loss, autism and schizophrenia.
Zebra fish could lead to improved treatments for a variety of human ailments.
OMRF and Stanford have received a four-year grant to use zebrafish to study how small genetic variations can lead to several human diseases.
The award is part of the Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) program.