University of California – Irvine

The Kimonis Laboratory is a molecular genetics lab within the Division of Genetics & Genomic Medicine at UC Irvine School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics. They are scientists and doctors studying genetic causes of muscle disease and the natural history of Prader-Willi Syndrome. Dr. Virginia E. Kimonis is particularly interested in inherited muscle disorders that occur in combination with diseases of bone and/or frontotemporal dementia. 

VoLo’s grant to UCI supports their research at this lab to find a cure for people suffering from inclusion body myopathy. 

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