Yosef Gruenbaum, Ph.D.

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Yosef Gruenbaum, Ph.D.

Grant effective: Aug. 1, 2012

MDA awarded a research grant totaling $300,009 over three years to Yosef Gruenbaum, professor and elected chairman at the Alexander Silberman Institute of Life Sciences, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, in Israel. The funds will help support Gruenbaum’s study of proteins called lamins and their role in muscle diseases such as Emery-Dreifuss (EDMD) and limb-girdle (LGMD) muscular dystrophies, and Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease (CMT).