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Cam-Tu Émilie Nguyen

Cam-Tu-3x2

Working Group Member

Pediatric Neurologist, CHU Sainte-Justine, Université de Montréal

Medical Director of the Neuromuscular clinic, Marie Enfant Rehabilitation Centre of CHU Sainte-Justine


NMD4C Working Group(s): Early-Career Working Group

Biography

Dr. Cam-Tu Nguyen is a pediatric neurologist specialized in neuromuscular disorders at CHU Sainte-Justine in Montreal. Dr. Nguyen is the medical director of the Neuromuscular clinic at Marie Enfant Rehabilitation Centre of CHU Sainte-Justine. Dr. Nguyen completed a fellowship in EMG and neuromuscular disorders at McGill University, the London Health Sciences Centre under Dr. Craig Campbell’s supervision, and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids).

Dr. Nguyen received an EMG Diploma from the Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiologists (CSCN), and was the recipient of the CSCN Fellowship in Neuromuscular Medicine & Electromyography in 2015.

Dr. Nguyen is an early-career member of the NMD4C, and sits on the early-career working group.

Watch Dr. Nguyen’s feature in Radio-Canada Découvert’s ‘Thérapie à 2,8 millions $’ on the topic of Zolgensma and Spinal muscular atrophy in Quebec. This recording is available in French.


Recent Publications

Derksen, A, Shih, HY, Forget, D, Darbelli, L, Tran, LT, Poitras, C et al.. Variants in LSM7 impair LSM complexes assembly, neurodevelopment in zebrafish and may be associated with an ultra-rare neurological disease. HGG Adv. 2021.2 (3)100034 PMID:35047835

Amir Yazdani, P, St-Jean, ML, Matovic, S, Spahr, A, Tran, LT, Boucher, RM et al.. Experience of Parents of Children with Genetically Determined Leukoencephalopathies Regarding the Adapted Health Care Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic. J Child Neurol. 2022.37 (4)237-245 PMID:34986037

Finkel, RS, McDonald, CM, Lee Sweeney, H, Finanger, E, Neil Knierbein, E, Wagner, KR et al.. A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Global Phase 3 Study of Edasalonexent in Pediatric Patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy: Results of the PolarisDMD Trial. J Neuromuscul Dis. 2021.8 (5)769-784 PMID:34120912

Hodgkinson, VL, Oskoui, M, Lounsberry, J, M'Dahoma, S, Butler, E, Campbell, C et al.. A National Spinal Muscular Atrophy Registry for Real-World Evidence. Can J Neurol Sci. 2020.47 (6)810-815 PMID:32493524

Prasad, M, Glueck, M, Ceballos-Saenz, D, Zapata-Aldana, E, Johnson, N, Campbell, C et al.. A Phenotypic Description of Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy using PhenoStacks. J Neuromuscul Dis. 2019.6 (3)341-347 PMID:31227653

Feichtinger, RG, Mucha, BE, Hengel, H, Orfi, Z, Makowski, C, Dort, J et al.. Biallelic variants in the transcription factor PAX7 are a new genetic cause of myopathy. Genet Med. 2019.21 (11)2521-2531 PMID:31092906

Lopes, F, Miguet, M, Mucha, BE, Gauthier, J, Saillour, V, Nguyen, CÉ et al.. MYOD1 involvement in myopathy. Eur J Neurol. 2018.25 (12)e123-e124 PMID:30403323

Remtulla, S, Emilie Nguyen, CT, Prasad, C, Campbell, C. Twinkle-Associated Mitochondrial DNA Depletion. Pediatr Neurol. 2019.90 61-65 PMID:30391088

Zapata-Aldana, E, Kim, DD, Remtulla, S, Prasad, C, Nguyen, CT, Campbell, C et al.. Further delineation of TBCK - Infantile hypotonia with psychomotor retardation and characteristic facies type 3. Eur J Med Genet. 2019.62 (4)273-277 PMID:30103036

Mercuri, E, Darras, BT, Chiriboga, CA, Day, JW, Campbell, C, Connolly, AM et al.. Nusinersen versus Sham Control in Later-Onset Spinal Muscular Atrophy. N Engl J Med. 2018.378 (7)625-635 PMID:29443664

Amburgey, K, Tsuchiya, E, de Chastonay, S, Glueck, M, Alverez, R, Nguyen, CT et al.. A natural history study of X-linked myotubular myopathy. Neurology. 2017.89 (13)1355-1364 PMID:28842446

Prasad, M, Hicks, R, MacKay, M, Nguyen, CT, Campbell, C. Developmental Milestones and Quality of Life Assessment in a Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy Cohort. J Neuromuscul Dis. 2016.3 (3)405-412 PMID:27854230

El-Aloul, B, Altamirano-Diaz, L, Zapata-Aldana, E, Rodrigues, R, Malvankar-Mehta, MS, Nguyen, CT et al.. Pharmacological therapy for the prevention and management of cardiomyopathy in Duchenne muscular dystrophy: A systematic review. Neuromuscul Disord. 2017.27 (1)4-14 PMID:27815032

Nguyen, CE, Campbell, C. Myotonic dystrophy type 1. CMAJ. 2016.188 (14)1033 PMID:27270116

Nguyen, CT, Faingold, R. Cavernous sinus thrombosis secondary to sinusitis: a rare and life-threatening complication. Pediatr Radiol. 2009.39 (6)633 PMID:19172257

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