Alumna Corti Awarded $750,000 Grant

manuela-cortiedited Manuela Corti, PT, PhD, an Assistant Scientist at the University of Florida Powell Gene Therapy Center and a 2011 graduate of the Rehabilitation Science PhD program, has received a nearly $750,00 grant from the Italian patient advocacy group GoFARworth. Read more about the grant, which will focus on the development of a gene therapy program to treat Friedreich’s ataxia, a progressive, debilitating and life-shortening neuromuscular disorder, here.
Corti was mentored by UF Physical Therapy department Professor Carolynn Patten, PT, PhD, FAPTA.