The Yash Gandhi Foundation has awarded a total of $364,000 in research grants to multiple academic institutions. With the funding of research from the Yash Gandhi Foundation, these institutions have been working in collaboration and conducting research to unravel the molecular basis of I-cell disease and develop new model systems (particularly in zebrafish) to identify how loss of mannose 6-phosphate lysosomal targeting contributes to the development of disease symptoms. This information may lead to new therapies to treat ML disease. The YGF-funded researchers are interested in establishing partnerships with pharmaceutical companies to accelerate therapy.
The Yash Gandhi Foundation has been acknowleged in 8 different research publications. The published manuscripts are outlined below;
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