Neuromuscular disease

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New scientist profile: Dr. Hanns Lochmüller investigates rare neuromuscular disorders
March 15, 2019 - Dr. Haans Lochmüller, a neurologist and senior scientist recently recruited to CHEO Research Institute from the U.K., has now also been appointed as an associate scientist in the Neuroscience Program at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute.
Brain Health Awareness Week: October 15-19
October 10, 2018 - Researchers, clinicians, patients and members of the general public are invited to take part in Brain Health Awareness Week from October 5-19, hosted by the University of Ottawa Brain and Mind Research Institute, in collaboration with The Ottawa Hosp
The Ottawa Hospital opens one-of-a-kind neuromuscular research centre
May 1, 2018 - You can help!The Ottawa Hospital needs crucial equipment for neuromuscular research, including:An ultracentrifuge that separates cells into different components by spinning themat very high speed.This crucial piece of equipment can exert a force that
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Name Scientific appointment Diseases, conditions and populations of interest Research and clinical approaches
Dilworth, Jeffrey
Senior Scientist
(Regenerative Medicine)
Aging, Muscular dystrophy, Neuromuscular disease Basic research, Epigenetics, Gene expression, Genomics, Molecular and cellular biology, Proteomics, Regenerative medicine, Stem cells
Kothary, Rashmi
Senior Scientist
(Regenerative Medicine)
Neuromuscular disease, Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Dystonia, Multiple sclerosis, Muscular dystrophy, Spinal muscular atrophy Basic research, Disease models, Drug development, Epigenetics, Epigenetics, Gene therapy, Genetics, Imaging, Lipidomics, Model organisms, Molecular and cellular biology, Proteomics, Regenerative medicine, Transgenic/knockout models, Translational research
Perkins, Theodore
Senior Scientist
(Regenerative Medicine)
Brain and neuromuscular disease, Cancer, Muscular dystrophy, Musculoskeletal conditions, Neuromuscular disease Basic research, Big data, Bioinformatics, Biomarkers, Biostatistics, Epigenetics, Gene expression, Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, Regenerative medicine, Stem cells, Systems biology, Translational research
Rudnicki, Michael
Program Director and
Senior Scientist
(Regenerative Medicine)
Muscular dystrophy, Neuromuscular disease Basic research, Bioinformatics, Disease models, Epigenetics, Genetics, Genomics, Model organisms, Molecular and cellular biology, Proteomics, Regenerative medicine, Stem cells, Transgenic/knockout models
Warman Chardon, Jodi
MD, MSc, FRCPC (Neurology)
Associate Scientist
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Genetic myopathy, Muscular dystrophy, Neuromuscular disease, Spinal muscular atrophy Clinical research, Clinical trials, Exome sequencing analysis, Genetics, Imaging, MRI muscle imaging, Next generation sequencing, RNA sequencing, Genetics