Mikolaj’s Superhero Story

Mikolaj’s Superhero Story

Mikolaj is 5 years old and lives in Poland. His mom says, “The scariest thing of all is the degenerative nature of this condition … and even this kind of SUPERHERO can’t cope with that. So, our best wish is a dream cure to stop the clock and give him the most amazing chance for…

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Sutton’s Superhero Story

Sutton’s Superhero Story

Sutton is 4 years old and lives in Tennessee. Her mom says “We hope that one day there will be treatment so that she can learn to speak or use her legs. For now, we will continue enjoying our sweet girl while fighting for more answers.”

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Sonny’s Superhero Story

Sonny’s Superhero Story

Sonny is nearly 3 years old and is from Sheffield, UK. His mom shares: “The future is so uncertain for anyone with KIF1A; that’s why it’s so important that the research continues for our son’s future.”

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Matthew’s Superhero Story

Matthew’s Superhero Story

“As Special Needs Parents, we don’t have the the power to make life “fair”, but we do have the power to make life joyful.” A Message from Matthew’s Family: Matthew is almost 4 years old and resides in Chicago, IL. Matty likes music, cake and splashing in baths!

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#ScienceSaturday: April 25, 2020

#ScienceSaturday: April 25, 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 Science Communication Director Dr. Dominique Lessard. Send news suggestions to our team at impact@kif1a.org.

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