Up and Coming Stars in NMD Muscular Dystrophy Canada (MDC) and the Neuromuscular Disease Network for Canada (NMD4C) are pleased to invite you to a webinar on up and coming stars in NMD. This webinar is primarily targeted at Canadian clinicians, academics and trainees with an interest in neuromuscular disease. NMD4C and MDC are providing…Read More
Rapid Research Rounds This session is an introduction to the 12 latest MDC funded research awardees. The projects span from early discovery, translational and clinical research as well as address critical gaps in Canada’s ecosystem. All of these projects were selected through competitive medical and scientific peer review process and have recently started. You will…Read More
New Communications Coordinator The NMD4C are pleased to announce the hiring of their new communications coordinator, James Davis. James holds a Masters degree in Human Kinetics, and holds previous network creation experience. Through his efforts to help build a national Sport Safety framework, James has a skillset well-suited to the role. He also has research…Read More
The November 2020 issue of the NMD4C newsletter is now available!
Topics include an introduction to NMD4C’s new communications and administrative coordinator, what KT services and consulting you would like the NMD4C to offer, Muscular Dystrophy Canada’s upcoming virtual neuromuscular conference, our recent and upcoming webinars, new research from NMD4C participants, and a member spotlight on investigator Dr. Bernard Brais.Read More
NMD4C and MDC are pleased to invite you to a CPD-accredited webinar on diagnostic techniques for genetic neuromuscular diseases.Read More
The October 2020 issue of the NMD4C newsletter is now available!
Topics include a 10-year reflection of the Canadian Neuromuscular Disease Registry, our process for selecting clinical guidelines to adapt, our booth at the Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation virtual conference, recent and upcoming webinars, new research from NMD4C participants, and a member spotlight on steering committee member Stacey Lintern.Read More
NMD4C investigator Bernard Brais to be awarded The Norman Saunders Jacob’s Ladder International Research Prize
We are very proud of our investigator Dr. Bernard Brais for receiving the 2020 Norman Saunders Jacob’s Ladder International Research Prize! Dr. Brais will be giving a talk at his award presentation on October 7, 2020, entitled “Ataxias with regional founder effects in Québec: Lessons on diversity.”Read More
A new issue of the Journal of Neuromuscular Diseases has recently been released: Volume 7, Issue 4 (Sep 2020)Read More
CME-accredited webinar | Interdisciplinary guidelines for myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1) management across the spectrum
NMD4C and MDC are pleased to invite you to a CME-accredited webinar on interdisciplinary guidelines for myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM1).Read More
We are happy to congratulate our steering committee member Stacey Lintern for her recent appointment as CEO of our partner organization Muscular Dystrophy Canada (MDC)!Read More
Because people living with neuromuscular conditions have been hit particularly hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, WMS has asked all WMS2020 Congress attendees to get involved by taking on their very own WMS25 Challenge to raise money and awareness for relevant charities across the world. Muscular Dystrophy Canada (MDC) has been selected as the neuromuscular organization of choice for Canada.Read More
NMD4C and Biogen are pleased to invite you to our SMA Academy session – Hot Topics in Basic SMA Research on Tuesday Sept. 22 at 5:00pm.Read More
Topics include Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Month, our new blog featuring NMD4C’s early career members, our recent advocacy work, recent and upcoming webinars, new research from NMD4C participants, and a member spotlight on steering committee member Dr. Rashmi Kothary.Read More
The Neuromuscular Disease Network for Canada (NMD4C) is the pan-Canadian network that brings together the country’s leading clinical, scientific, technical, and patient expertise to improve care, research, and collaboration in neuromuscular disease.
NMD4C includes 5 steering committee members, 12 main investigators, 2 headquarters staff, and many contributing collaborators and members.
Explore our many projects in network development, training and education, patient registries, biobanking, clinical trial coordination resources, and clinical care guidelines.
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