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Charles ThorntonCharles A. Thornton, M.D.
Principal Investigator
MC 5-5207
Phone: (585) 275-2542
Research Focus: Neurogenetic disorders, including myotonic dystrophy; therapeutics, including antisense approaches.

Samuel CarrellSamuel Carrell
Graduate Student
Research Focus: Testing the limits of antisense oligonucleotide treatment for myotonic dystrophy Type 1

Matthew TannerMatthew Tanner
Graduate Student
Research Focus: Expanded repeat DNA tracts and their roles in splicing-mediated disease in myotonic dystrophy

Wenli WangWenli Wang
Graduate Student
Research Focus: Understanding the pathogenesis of myotonic dystrophy and developing new therapies