Ms. Sukhmanjit Kaur studied Pharmacy in Punjabi University, India, and got her bachelor’s degree in 2016. She joined Dr. Nancy Muma’s lab at the University of Kansas as a MS student and worked on a project entitled “A FRET-based Approach to study SUMOylation in Serotonin 1A Receptors”. Later in 2018, she joined Dr. Rick Dobrowsky’s lab as a PhD student. Her work involves assessing the efficacy of a molecular chaperone modulator (KU-596) in improving motor and myelin deficits associated with X-Linked Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease, the second most common cause of hereditary peripheral neuropathies.
Title : Modulating Molecular Chaperones: A Potential Therapeutic To Treat X-Linked Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT1X) Disease