KIF1A.ORG Accelerates KAND Research with AMRI

KIF1A.ORG Accelerates KAND Research with AMRI

KIF1A.ORG Community, Today we’re highlighting the exciting work we’re doing with Albany Molecular Research Inc. (AMRI) to support KIF1A.ORG’s therapeutic development efforts. This project was made possible by a Rising Tides grant awarded by The Child Neurology Foundation to support organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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#ScienceSaturday: November 14, 2020

#ScienceSaturday: November 14, 2020

#ScienceSaturday posts share relevant and exciting scientific news with the KAND community. This project is a collaboration between KIF1A.ORG’s Research Engagement Team Leader Alejandro Doval, President Kathryn Atchley and Chief Science Officer Dr. Dominique Lessard. Send news suggestions to our team at impact@kif1a.org.

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The Firestorm of Rare Epilepsy: Our Girl’s Dreamless Nights

The Firestorm of Rare Epilepsy: Our Girl’s Dreamless Nights

By Luke Rosen Susannah does not wear pajamas to bed, she wears battle gear. After her bath is finished, teeth brushed, stories read and songs sang, it is time for the grueling marathon that is Susannah’s rare, nocturnal epilepsy. Her nine-year-old brother, Nat, flies into the bedroom like Superman and hugs her tight. “Night Shasha!”…

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KIF1A.ORG Welcomes Charlotte and Aileen to the Team

KIF1A.ORG Welcomes Charlotte and Aileen to the Team

KIF1A.ORG Community, We are thrilled to introduce you to two new staff members: Charlotte Klinepeter, Administrative Manager, and Aileen Lam, Science Communication Associate! Charlotte and Aileen bring valuable strengths and experiences to the organization and expand our capacity to accelerate our mission.

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#ScienceSaturday: November 7, 2020

#ScienceSaturday: November 7, 2020

#ScienceSaturday posts share relevant and exciting scientific news with the KAND community. This project is a collaboration between KIF1A.ORG’s Research Engagement Team Leader Alejandro Doval, President Kathryn Atchley and Chief Science Officer Dr. Dominique Lessard. Send news suggestions to our team at impact@kif1a.org.

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#ScienceSaturday: October 31, 2020

#ScienceSaturday: October 31, 2020

#ScienceSaturday posts share relevant and exciting scientific news with the KAND community. This project is a collaboration between KIF1A.ORG’s Research Engagement Team Leader Alejandro Doval, President Kathryn Atchley and Chief Science Officer Dr. Dominique Lessard. Send news suggestions to our team at impact@kif1a.org.

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KIF1A.ORG Accelerates KAND Research at Barinka Lab

KIF1A.ORG Accelerates KAND Research at Barinka Lab

KIF1A.ORG Community, We’re excited to introduce one of our newest partners, the Bařinka Lab at Institute of Biotechnology of the Czech Academy of Sciences in the Czech Republic! Our partnership will enable the Bařinka Lab to collaborate with HNF Pharma Inc. and The Jackson Laboratory to study a potential drug therapy for KIF1A Associated Neurological…

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#ScienceSaturday: October 24, 2020

#ScienceSaturday: October 24, 2020

#ScienceSaturday posts share relevant and exciting scientific news with the KAND community. This project is a collaboration between KIF1A.ORG’s Research Engagement Team Leader Alejandro Doval, President Kathryn Atchley and Chief Science Officer Dr. Dominique Lessard. Send news suggestions to our team at impact@kif1a.org.

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KIF1A.ORG Accelerates KAND Research at McKenney Lab

KIF1A.ORG Accelerates KAND Research at McKenney Lab

KIF1A.ORG Community,  KIF1A.ORG is excited to share a series of announcements about recently funded projects powered to rapidly discover and develop treatments for people affected by KAND. First up: The McKenney Lab at University of California, Davis. Led by Richard McKenney, PhD, the McKenney Lab has long collaborated with KIF1A.ORG, and leads the field in…

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#ScienceSaturday: October 17, 2020

#ScienceSaturday: October 17, 2020

#ScienceSaturday posts share relevant and exciting scientific news with the KAND community. This project is a collaboration between KIF1A.ORG’s Research Engagement Team Leader Alejandro Doval, President Kathryn Atchley and Chief Science Officer Dr. Dominique Lessard. Send news suggestions to our team at impact@kif1a.org.

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#ScienceSaturday: October 10, 2020

#ScienceSaturday: October 10, 2020

#ScienceSaturday posts share relevant and exciting scientific news with the KAND community. This project is a collaboration between KIF1A.ORG’s Research Engagement Team Leader Alejandro Doval, President Kathryn Atchley and Chief Science Officer Dr. Dominique Lessard. Send news suggestions to our team at impact@kif1a.org.

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