Research Progress Report by Jennifer Hollywood, PhD, and Alan Davidson, PhD, University of Auckland, New Zealand

The goal of this study is to conduct therapeutic drug intervention studies in Ctns knock-out rats to determine whether a combination treatment of cysteamine and Everolimus provides greater therapeutic benefit than cysteamine alone. CRF has granted research funding to the University of Auckland since 2009, awarding $805,143 for the important research conducted by Dr. Hollywood and Dr. Davidson.  Download a PDF to read an overview of her progress.