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Immunohistochemical and Tikanga Maori Studies on the human brain with Huntington's disease

3 months
Approved budget:
Emma Lambert
Health issue:
Neurological (CNS)
Proposal type:
Māori Health Summer Studentship
Lay summary
Huntington's disease is a genetic disorder that affects all people including Maori. It has major implications for the whanau who have the disease. It is also important to gain a better understanding of the scientific basis of the disease so that the people can be helped. This project will provide an invaluable opportunity to gain a hands-on experience in the lab and vital appreciation for Tikanga Maori as specifically developed in the lab to be respectful to Maori culture.