Reena Kartha added to CureGPX4 Science Team

Feb. 5, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Reena Kartha who was selected to serve as a member of the CureGPX4 Science Team! This phenomenal group of researchers are tasked with working towards finding a treatment for Sedaghatian type Spondylometaphyseal Dysplasia (SSMD) - an extremely rare progressive disorder caused by a mutation in a gene called GPX4 - before the end of 2020. This team will be building 5 different disease models, understanding the science behind the disease, finding biomarkers, collecting natural history data, repurposing existing and identifying new drugs, conducting trials and treating the kids affected by this condition.