Co-PI: Andrew Judge, PhD, University of Florida
Co-PI: Rachelle Crosbie-Watson, PhD, UCLA
Aim 1: Identify and recruit qualified basic science and clinical predoctoral and postdoctoral candidates who demonstrate a genuine interest in, and potential for, independent basic science, translational and/or clinical research in muscular dystrophy.
Aim 2: Oversee and coordinate a spectrum of formal and informal training activities for all of these trainees, as well as the predoctoral, postdoctoral and clinical fellow researchers engaged in muscular dystrophy research in the labs of researchers supported through the projects of the MDCRC.
Aim 3: Support seminars for trainees as well as international meetings in the muscular dystrophies, and engage in patient outreach.