H. A. Jinnah, MD, PhD, principal investigator of the Dystonia Coalition, reports here on a recent paper published in Neurology that examines the relationship between tremors and dystonia.
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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.
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.