Senior Researcher Spotlight: Linda Kusner Explores the Biology Behind Myasthenia Gravis Dakota Campbell Fri, 02/25/2022 - 16:12
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Linda Kusner, PhD, is a research professor of pharmacology, physiology, genomics, and precision medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, as well as a member of the Myasthenia Gravis Rare Disease Network (MGNet). Her research focuses on the understanding of extraocular muscle physiology and response to disease, including myasthenia gravis (MG). Here, she shares her start in rare disease research, exciting discoveries, and future goals. 

Senior Researcher Spotlight: Douglas Marchuk Leads Disease-Gene Discoveries in Brain Vascular Malformations Dakota Campbell Wed, 10/13/2021 - 11:15
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Douglas Marchuk, PhD

Douglas Marchuk, PhD, is the director of the Division of Human Genetics at Duke University and member of the Brain Vascular Malformation Consortium (BVMC). His laboratory studies the genetics of cardiovascular disease using both the human and the mouse as a model system, primarily focusing on inherited diseases of vascular dysplasia. Here, he shares his start in rare disease research, exciting discoveries, and future goals.