The race to cure CLCN4 starts here!

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Our goal is to raise £50,000 to create a CLCN4 model of disease, which is essential for kickstarting scientific research into CLCN4. Together, we can make a difference!

What is a CLCN4 disease model?

A CLCN4 disease model is an animal or cellular model with CLCN4 mutation.

It allows scientists to learn about the function of CLCN4 and to understand how a ‘glitch’ in the CLCN4 gene leads to symptoms such as epilepsy, and intellectual disability.

Why do we need a CLCN4 disease model?

Because, just as a carpenter cannot build without a hammer, a scientist cannot research without a model.

A CLCN4 disease model will help scientists learn about: 

  • How CLCN4 works in the brain.
  • How a mutation or ‘glitch’ in the CLCN4 gene causes the problems we see.
  • How we might be able to treat CLCN4 to improve quality of life, health and outlook.

How can I help?

If you would like to help please donate or fundraise for us by clicking on the button below. This will direct you to our JustGiving page where you will be able to make a secure, tax-deductible donation or set up your own fundraiser! If you need help setting up your own fundraiser download our guide here or get in touch at info@cureclcn4.org

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