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UK Funded Research

Since its inception FPWR UK has funded several studies into advancing critical research into Prader Willi Syndrome (PWS). These studies have contributed much to the body of knowledge on PWS and furthering our aim of eliminating the main challenges of PWS and eventually finding a cure.

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£40,000 Long Non-Coding RNAs Transcribed From Prader-Willi syndrome Locus: Key Regulators of Gene Expression


£77,200 Influences of Social Cognition and Reward on ASD Symptoms and Behaviour in PWS


£84,000 Improving social functioning in Prader-Willi Syndrome (year 2)


£10,000 Wake promoting effects of oxytocin

£73,000 Recapitulating obesity and hyperphagia in novel adult-onset mouse models of Snord116 deletion


£40,000 Oxytocin and the autonomic nervous system in Prader Willi Syndrome

£47,000 Training task switching to decrease temper outbursts in people with PWS


£10,000 Targeting the peripheral endocanniabinoid system for the treatment of obesity in a mouse model of PWS