Grants and funders

We are grateful for the support of numerous funders who make the work of the Lochmüller Lab possible.


Hanns holds the Canada Research Chair in Neuromuscular Genomics and Health and our lab’s work is supported by funding from the Canada Research Chairs program.


We are supported by a CIHR Foundation Grant on Precision Health for Neuromuscular Diseases under grant no. FDN-167281.


The Canada Foundation for Innovation (CFI) supports equipment in our lab as part of the CRC award.


Emily O'Connor's work is supported by a stipend from the French Muscular Dystrophy Association (AFM-Téléthon).


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New publication: Safety and Treatment Effects of Nusinersen in Longstanding Adult 5q-SMA Type 3 – A Prospective Observational Study

We are pleased to have been involved in this new publication showing that the SMA drug nusinersen also benefits adults with 5q spinal muscular atrophy. Although the drug has received...
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Latest edition of the Journal of Neuromuscular Diseases now online

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