Bikash Pattnaik, PhD, Awarded Funding for Pediatric Blindness Research

Congratulations to Bikash Pattnaik, PhD, and his Co-Investigators, David Gamm, MD, PhD (University of Wisconsin-Madison), and William Hauswirth, PhD (University of Florida), for their recent award of $400,000 from an unnamed donor. This gift is for 1-year, with the possibility of up to 3 years ($400,000/year) for their LCA16 Research. This project will focus on developing ideal therapy for correction of potassium channel genetic defect causing pediatric blindness.