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News from the Nils-Göran Larsson Group.

New publication in Nucleid Acids Research
31 May 2018
"Base-excision repair deficiency alone or combined with increased oxidative stress does not increase mtDNA point mutations in mice", a study of the source of somatic mtDNA mutations published in Nucleid Acids Research.

Grant from Swedish Brain Foundation
Nils-Göran and postdoc Roberta Filograna receive a grant from the Swedish Brain Foundation (Hjärnfonden) for their project Mitochondrial dysfunction in Parkinson’s Disease.

Nils-Göran Larsson receives Novo Seed Grant of nearly 5 million SE
3 April 2018
Nils-Göran receives Novo Seed Grant for the development of drugs against mitochondrial disease by stimulation of mtDNA replication.

New publication in Nature Communications
23 March 2018
Our study "Mice lacking the mitochondrial exonuclease MGME1 accumulate mtDNA deletions without developing progeria" shows that point mutations of mtDNA are the main cause of progeria in mtDNA mutator mice.