#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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October 2023 Highlights

October 2023 Highlights

Dear KAND Community ~ Our team has been busy with a number of different projects we’d like to share with you and some important community updates you need to know about. Thanks for reading and staying connected! KAND Community Member updates In Remembrance: Lyon Hallin Unfortunately, our KAND community lost another warrior last month to…

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#ScienceSaturday: October 7 ,2023

#ScienceSaturday: October 7 ,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 landscape of congenital insensitivity to pain and 2 hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathies KAND heterogeneity – the…

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#ScienceSaturday: September 30, 2023

#ScienceSaturday: September 30, 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 In the rare disease space, a common and straightforward question is: How rare is the disease? But the…

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#ScienceSaturday: September 23, 2023

#ScienceSaturday: September 23, 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 RAB3 phosphorylation by pathogenic LRRK2 impairs trafficking of synaptic vesicle precursors During the COVID-19 epidemic many of us…

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#ScienceSaturday: September 16, 2023

#ScienceSaturday: September 16, 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 F-box protein FBXB-65 regulates anterograde transport of UNC-104 through modification near the PH domain KIF1A is an impressive…

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#ScienceSaturday: September 9, 2023

#ScienceSaturday: September 9, 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 Nucleoporin Nup153 Is the Anchor for Kif1a during Basal Nuclear migration in Brain Progenitor Cells One of…

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#ScienceSaturday: September 2, 2023

#ScienceSaturday: September 2, 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. 2023 KAND Family & Scientific Engagement Conference Wrap-up A happy Labor Day weekend to our readers in the US! It’s…

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