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Read Dr. Hebah Qashqari’s Early Career Blog

Read the latest early career blog post, from NMD4C member Dr. Hebah Qashqari.

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Dr. Qashqari completed her Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery followed by her Pediatric residency at King Abdul-Aziz University, Saudi Arabia. Following this, she successfully completed her Pediatric Neurology Residency Training at The Hospital for Sick Children and got certified as a Fellow by The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCPC). After that, she finished her Pediatric Neuromuscular Fellowship (2019-2020) at The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada.

 

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NMD4C Plans for 2022

The advent of 2022 marks the NMD4C’s third year of operations, and the network would like to take this time to share our plans for the year to come! Thank you to our steering committee, our working group members and leaders, and our partner MDC who are an integral part of every working group! We are grateful for the opportunity to serve the Canadian neuromuscular community and will continue to work on the behalf of all neuromuscular stakeholders in the coming year.

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Read Occupational Therapist Samar Muslemani’s Early Career Blog

Read the latest early career blog post, from occupational therapist and NMD4C member Samar Muslemani.

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NMD4C and MDC Announce Recipients of Post-doctoral Research Fellowships

The NMD4C together with MDC are excited to announce the recipients of a funding competition which awarded national post-doctoral fellowships in neuromuscular research.

Biobank Job Posting (2)

Job Opportunity: Help Build the Neuromuscular Biobanking Framework in Canada

The NMD4C is excited to share a job opportunity for a Research Software Developer at McGill University! This is an opportunity for a developer to join our biobanking working group lead Dr. Jason Karamchandani and his team at the C-BIG repository to work on neuromuscular biobanking projects including the NMD4C’s virtual biobanking catalogue.

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Dr. Hanns Lochmüller Recipient of the Dr. George Karpati Award for Researcher of the Year

The NMD4C are excited to share that the network’s lead investigator 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 or researcher who has made a significant contribution to neuromuscular research, or the advancement of care of people with neuromuscular disorders. 

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Final Session of the Defeat Duchenne Canadian Conference Wrap-Up and Thank You

Thank you to everyone able to join us for the 2021 Defeat Duchenne Conference Series addressing Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Standards of Care in Canada. Jesse’s Journey in partnership with NMD4C and MDC are so appreciative of all our speakers and conference chairs who dedicated their time and energy in developing the programs. We successfully generated insightful conversations and discussions on how we might address care gaps in Canada. We are now working towards publishing the proceedings from this conference series to help shape the future of care for your patients and our families living with Duchenne in Canada.