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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January 2022 Issue of the Journal of Neuromuscular Diseases Available Online

The Lochmüller Lab is pleased to share that the the Journal of Neuromuscular Diseases has published its first issue of 2022! In Volume 9, Issue 1 of the JND almost...
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Happy Holidays from the Lochmüller Lab

The Lochmüller Lab would like to wish everyone a happy holidays full of good cheer! The lab members have been hard at work over the last week to spread holiday...
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Jarred Lau Successful in Master’s Defense

The Lochmüller Lab would like to congratulate Master's student Jarred Lau on successfully defending his thesis this month! Jarred’s thesis looked at unsolved patients with congenital myasthenic syndromes (CMS), a...
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Dr. Hanns Lochmüller Receives the Dr. George Karpati Award for Researcher of the Year

Dr. Hanns Lochmüller is the recipient of Muscular Dystrophy Canada's Dr. George Karpati Award for Researcher of the Year! This prestigious award is presented annually to an exemplary neuromuscular clinician...
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Dr. Hanns Lochmüller, NMD4C and MDC named co-investigators on two CIHR grants awarded for research into oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy – led by Dr C Gagnon – and into the Indirect Socio-Economic Burden of Inherited Neuromuscular Diseases – led by Dr J Warman

The Lochmüller Lab is happy to share that project applications ‘A comprehensive study of the natural history of OPMD: An essential step towards clinical trial readiness and evidence-based interventions’ and...
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Lochmüller Lab Welcomes New Students

Our lab is growing! We are excited to introduce two new students who have joined the Lochmüller Lab this fall.   Kelly Ho Kelly has joined as a Master’s student...