#ScienceSaturday: February 17, 2024

#ScienceSaturday: February 17, 2024

#ScienceSaturday posts share exciting scientific developments and educational resources with the KAND community. Each week, Dr. Dylan Verden of KIF1A.ORG summarizes newly published KIF1A-related research and highlights progress in rare disease research and therapeutic development. KIF1A-Related Research Overarching pathomechanisms in inherited peripheral neuropathies, spastic paraplegias, and cerebellar ataxias What causes KAND? At the simplest level,…

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#ScienceSaturday: February 10, 2024

#ScienceSaturday: February 10, 2024

#ScienceSaturday posts share exciting scientific developments and educational resources with the KAND community. Each week, Dr. Dylan Verden of KIF1A.ORG summarizes newly published KIF1A-related research and highlights progress in rare disease research and therapeutic development. KIF1A-Related Research Unraveling the genetic landscape of undiagnosed cerebellar ataxia in Brazilian patients In this week’s article, researchers in Brazil…

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#ScienceSaturday: February 3, 2024

#ScienceSaturday: February 3, 2024

#ScienceSaturday posts share exciting scientific developments and educational resources with the KAND community. Each week, Dr. Dylan Verden of KIF1A.ORG summarizes newly published KIF1A-related research and highlights progress in rare disease research and therapeutic development. KIF1A-Related Research Large-Scale Whole-Genome Analysis of HTLV-1–Associated Myelopathy Identified Hereditary Spastic Paraplegias Many disorders look similar to each other when…

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#ScienceSaturday: January 27, 2024

#ScienceSaturday: January 27, 2024

#ScienceSaturday posts share exciting scientific developments and educational resources with the KAND community. Each week, Dr. Dylan Verden of KIF1A.ORG summarizes newly published KIF1A-related research and highlights progress in rare disease research and therapeutic development. Rare Roundup KRIBB develops new gene therapy candidate for hereditary spastic paraplegia This week we’re flipping the format and starting…

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#ScienceSaturday: January 20, 2024

#ScienceSaturday: January 20, 2024

#ScienceSaturday posts share exciting scientific developments and educational resources with the KAND community. Each week, Dr. Dylan Verden of KIF1A.ORG summarizes newly published KIF1A-related research and highlights progress in rare disease research and therapeutic development. KAND Resources KAND is a complex disorder, and each patient may experience a wide variety of symptoms that require evaluation…

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#ScienceSaturday: January 13, 2024

#ScienceSaturday: January 13, 2024

#ScienceSaturday posts share exciting scientific developments and educational resources with the KAND community. Each week, Dr. Dylan Verden of KIF1A.ORG summarizes newly published KIF1A-related research and highlights progress in rare disease research and therapeutic development. KIF1A-Related Research A two-kinesin mechanism controls neurogenesis in the developing brain As we bring in the New Year with this…

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#ScienceSaturday: November 11, 2023

#ScienceSaturday: November 11, 2023

#ScienceSaturday posts share exciting scientific developments and educational resources with the KAND community. Each week, Dr. Dylan Verden of KIF1A.ORG summarizes newly published KIF1A-related research and highlights progress in rare disease research and therapeutic development. KIF1A-Related Research Characteristics of Sensory Neuron Dysfunction in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS): Potential for ALS Therapy Overlap between KAND and…

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#ScienceSaturday: November 4, 2023

#ScienceSaturday: November 4, 2023

#ScienceSaturday posts share exciting scientific developments and educational resources with the KAND community. Each week, Dr. Dylan Verden of KIF1A.ORG summarizes newly published KIF1A-related research and highlights progress in rare disease research and therapeutic development. KIF1A-Related Research The epithelial Na+ channel UNC-8 promotes an endocytic mechanism that recycles presynaptic components to new boutons in remodeling…

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#ScienceSaturday: October 28, 2023

#ScienceSaturday: October 28, 2023

#ScienceSaturday posts share exciting scientific developments and educational resources with the KAND community. Each week, Dr. Dylan Verden of KIF1A.ORG summarizes newly published KIF1A-related research and highlights progress in rare disease research and therapeutic development. KIF1A-Related Research Genetic overlap between ALS and other neurodegenerative or neuromuscular disorders How do you define a disease? Traditionally, diseases…

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#ScienceSaturday: October 21, 2023

#ScienceSaturday: October 21, 2023

#ScienceSaturday posts share exciting scientific developments and educational resources with the KAND community. Each week, Dr. Dylan Verden of KIF1A.ORG summarizes newly published KIF1A-related research and highlights progress in rare disease research and therapeutic development. KIF1A-Related Research Phosphatidylinositol 3,5-bisphosphate facilitates axonal vesicle transport and presynapse assembly Imagine a transport company that sends truck shipments of…

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#ScienceSaturday: October 14, 2023

#ScienceSaturday: October 14, 2023

#ScienceSaturday posts share exciting scientific developments and educational resources with the KAND community. Each week, Dr. Dylan Verden of KIF1A.ORG summarizes newly published KIF1A-related research and highlights progress in rare disease research and therapeutic development. KIF1A-Related Research Cerebral Visual Impairment: genetic diagnoses and phenotypic associations Knowing which symptoms are associated with a disease is crucial…

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