16 September 2021

Alex Garanto, theme Metabolic disorders has been honored with the 2021 Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. publishers Young Investigator Award of the Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Society (OTS) in recognition to his contribution to the development of antisense oligonucleotide to treat inherited retinal diseases. The award will be presented on 28 September during the 2021 Annual Meeting of the OTS.

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