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 and by a CIHR Network Catalyst Grant (jointly funded by Muscular Dystrophy Canada) for NMD4C, a neuromuscular network for Canada, under grant no. NG2-170044. Rachel Thompson holds a CIHR postdoctoral fellowship award under grant no. MFE-171275.

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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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We are supported by Muscular Dystrophy Canada with a Network Catalyst Grant for NMD4C, a neuromuscular network for Canada (jointly funded by CIHR).

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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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Stephen Holland is the recipient of an Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS) for the 2022-2023 academic year. OGS are merit-based scholarships available to students in all disciplines of academic study.

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