David Shechner receives Chan-Zuckerberg Collaborative Pairs Award

David Shechner (UW) and Gene Yeo (UC, San Diego) received the Chan-Zuckerberg Collaborative Pairs Award. Their project looks to leverage and further develop new RNA-targeted microenvironment-mapping tools in patient-derived neurons, elucidating molecular mechanisms by which repeat-expansion RNAs drive neurodegeneration. These grant awards support pairs of investigators and their teams to explore innovative, interdisciplinary approaches to address critical challenges in the fields of neurodegenerative disease and fundamental neuroscience.