Every other month DMRF Canada publishes Going Forward; our bi-monthly e-newsletter.
What's Making News
A new gene is linked to primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD), a rare disease that affects the airways. Using whole exome sequencing and bioinformatic analysis, researchers from the Genetic Disorders of Mucociliary Clearance Consortium (GDMCC) identified a variant in the CFAP57 gene that causes PCD, as published in the journal PLOS Genetics.
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Dystonia: The Mysterious Disorder Impacting 50,000 Canadians
On behalf of the DMRF Canada Board of Directors, and grant sponsor Jackson Mooney, we are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Jackson Mooney Patient Grant for Dystonia.
Last year, DMRF Canada proudly announced our DMRF Canada Clinical and Research Fellow to the dystonia community. Mario Sousa, of Toronto Western Hospital was selected to be the DMRF Clinical and Research Fellowship winner in July 2019.