"Research and Funding" - Current Research Findings

NCL for Newcomers


Slide Deck: Available Research Tools

This research-tool offers a collection of potentially useful information on NCL/Batten disease. It is provided by the NCL Foundation for researchers and physicians new to the NCL field.
The main topic is the CLN3 disease (juvenile NCL), which includes information on CLN3 disease (clinical features, gene and gene defects, prevalence etc.), the CLN3 Protein (expression, localization, function), preclinical CLN3 models, and therapeutic approaches.
Additional information is provided about NCL non-profit organizations, available databases (models, brain banks) and an overview on NCL Research Laboratories. Further, useful links include an educational movie provided by the NCL Foundation and several webinars accessible via the Beyond Batten Disease Foundation website.

The research tool can be downloaded as pdf file.