GFPD Medical Advisory Board Member Awarded NIH Grant

October 27, 2014

Congratulations to GFPD Medical Advisory Board member Dr. William Rizzo who has received a five year, $3.3 million grant to study rare diseases, including Peroxisome Biogenesis Disorder-Zellweger Spectrum Disorder. GFPD President Shannon Butalla contributed a letter of support of Dr. Rizzo’s work to help secure the grant funds from the National Institute of Health, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS).


Read the press release from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and an article in the Lincoln Journal Star for comments from Dr. Rizzo and Shannon Butalla on how the grant money will advance

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