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.

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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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On #RareDiseaseDay, ENMC launches white paper for shared decision making in NMD research

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

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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...