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'ASO RNA splice modulating therapies for genetic brain disorders'​ by W.M.C. van Roon-Mom
This webinar is part of the educational webinar series on rare neurological, neuromuscular and movement disorders, neurorehabilitation and advanced therapies jointly organized by the European Reference Networks for Rare Neurological Diseases (ERN-RND) and Neuromuscular Diseases (ERN-EuroNMD) and the European Academy of Neurology (EAN). The speaker is a full professor of Human Genetics, in particular of translational studies of neurodegenerative disorders at the University of Leiden, the Netherlands.
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Willeke van Roon-Mom
Professor @University Medical Center Leiden, NL
Willeke van Roon-Mom is a full professor of Human Genetics, in particular of translational studies of neurodegenerative disorders. She studied Medical Biology at the Rijksuniversiteit in Groningen, and obtained her PhD in October 2004 at the University of Auckland in New Zealand studying protein interactions in Huntington disease. After a Post Doc in New Zealand, she returned to the Netherlands to work at the Human Genetics department at the Leiden University Medical Center where she started her own research group. She is the co-founder and co-lead of the Dutch Center for RNA Therapeutics that aims to develop RNA targeting therapies for patients with ultra-rare mutations.