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Dedicated to Finding a Cure for FOXG1 Syndrome and Many Brain Disorders

Scientists believe FOXG1 holds the key to unlock brain disorders affecting millions, including autism, schizophrenia, brain tumors and many more.

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  • Find out how FOXG1 could be a viable drug target for Autism and other disorders here.
  • FOXG1 Research Group is supported by the world-renowned BLACKSWAN Foundation in Switzerland.
  • We are funding leading neuroscientists and pioneering ground-breaking research on brain disorders.

FOXG1 is one of the first and most fundamental genes formed during human development. 


 
 

Roadmap to a Cure

With recent advances in gene therapies, scientists believe a cure is possible. Please see our roadmap to a cure.

Funding Goals & Projects

See our progress to raise $7 million and current projects that have received funding.

For Donors and Scientists

If you are a donor or scientist please see our grant application process.


Scientific Advisory Board

Heather Olson, MD, MS Neurologist, Boston Children's; Neurology Instructor, Harvard Medical READ BIO

Heather Olson, MD, MS
Neurologist, Boston Children's; Neurology Instructor, Harvard Medical
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Orrin Devinsky, MD Neurosurgeon, NYU Langone, Chief of Service, NYU Epilepsy READ BIO

Orrin Devinsky, MD Neurosurgeon, NYU Langone, Chief of Service, NYU Epilepsy
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Gordon Fishell, PhD Scientist, Broad Institute; Professor, Harvard Medical School READ BIO

Gordon Fishell, PhD
Scientist, Broad Institute; Professor, Harvard Medical School
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Steven Gray, PhD Scientist, Gene Therapy Center at UNC School of Medicine READ BIO

Steven Gray, PhD
Scientist, Gene Therapy Center at UNC School of Medicine
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Kiran Reddy, MD CEO, Praxis Precision Medicines, Former Partner, Clarus Ventures READ BIO

Kiran Reddy, MD
CEO, Praxis Precision Medicines, Former Partner, Clarus Ventures
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Ingrid Scheffer, MD, PhD Neurologist and Senior Research Fellow, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health READ BIO

Ingrid Scheffer, MD, PhD
Neurologist and Senior Research Fellow, Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
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Elli Brimble, MSc, MS, CGC Geneticist, Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford READ BIO

Elli Brimble, MSc, MS, CGC
Geneticist, Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford
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Neil Kumar, PhD CEO, BridgeBio Pharma, Former Principal, Third Rock Ventures READ BIO

Neil Kumar, PhD
CEO, BridgeBio Pharma, Former Principal, Third Rock Ventures
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Xilma Ortiz-Gonzalez, MD, PhD Pediatric Neurologist, CHOP, Neurology Instructor, University of Pennsylva READ BIO

Xilma Ortiz-Gonzalez, MD, PhD
Pediatric Neurologist, CHOP, Neurology Instructor, University of Pennsylva
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Mary Jones, MD Pediatrician, Head, Katie's RETT Clinic at UCSF Oakland READ BIO

Mary Jones, MD
Pediatrician, Head, Katie's RETT Clinic at UCSF Oakland
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Sookyong Koh, MD, PhD Pediatric Neurologist, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta; Professor, Emory University School of Medicine READ BIO

Sookyong Koh, MD, PhD
Pediatric Neurologist, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta; Professor, Emory University School of Medicine
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Robin Kleiman, Ph.D Senior Director, Biogen Research Associate, Boston Children’s Hospital READ BIO 

Robin Kleiman, Ph.D Senior Director, Biogen Research Associate, Boston Children’s Hospital

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