Grants and funders

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

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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.

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

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

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

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New pan-Canadian neuromuscular network unites doctors, researchers and patients for better research and care

Network lead Dr Hanns Lochmüller In case you missed it! Exciting news for Canadian NMD networking. We're excited to share news of the launch of our...
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Good things come in 3s: New publications arising from EU funded collaborations on biomarker research and discovery

We are pleased to have been involved in this trio of papers examining biomarkers and genetic modifiers in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD) and Becker Muscular Dystrophy (BMD). These studies were...
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Walk for Muscular Dystrophy Announce Dates and Times Across Canada

Muscular Dystrophy Canada (MDC) have announced the dates and times of their annual Walk for Muscular Dystrophy in more than 40 locations across Canada. Funds raised from these community events...
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New Publication: COL4A1-related autosomal recessive encephalopathy in 2 Turkish children

We are happy to have been involved with this paper presenting the neurological phenotypes of 2 Turkish brothers with a novel mutation. Through whole-exome sequencing and analysis using the RD-Connect...
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New Publication: Activities of daily living in myotonic dystrophy type 1

Our new paper on activities of daily living in patients with myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1) is now available online at Acta Neurologica Scandinavica. We were pleased to work with...
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New publication: De novo variant in SCN4A causes neonatal sodium channel myotonia with general muscle stiffness and respiratory failure

We were pleased to collaborate with colleagues  in Germany on this case report describing a de novo variant in SCN4A resulting in a phenotype of general muscle stiffness, severe respiratory...