The Neuromuscular Disease Network for Canada

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June 2021 Newsletter

The June 2021 issue of the NMD4C newsletter is now available!

We give updates from our Early Career working group, grant funding announcements from our partners, and a newborn screening announcement from MDC! Also check out our next webinar, a member spotlight on investigator Dr. Lawrence Korngut and events from around the community.

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New Research from our Members

Loss of dystrophin expression in skeletal muscle is associated with senescence of macrophages and endothelial cells

  • Dr. Laura Young, with Dr. Craig Campbell (Investigator) as a co-author.

Child Neurology: RNA Sequencing for the Diagnosis of Lissencephaly

  • Dr. Hebah Qashqari, with Dr. Hernan Gonorazky (collaborator) & Dr. James Dowling (steering committee) as co-authors.

Canadian best practice recommendations for the management of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

  • Dr. Christen Shoesmith, with Dr. Aaron Izenberg (collaborator) as a co-author.

Risks and Benefits of Adenotonsillectomy in Children With Cerebral Palsy With Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Systematic Review

  • Dr. Christopher End, with Dr. Reshma Amin (investigator) as a co-author.

Psychometric Properties of a French Version of the Perceived Motor Competence in Childhood Questionnaire

  • Christophe Maïano, with Dr. Cynthia Gagnon (investigator) as a co-author.