#ScienceSaturday: July 15, 2023

#ScienceSaturday: July 15, 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 Hidden behavioral fingerprints in epilepsy Epilepsies are disorders of electrical activity in the central nervous system. When the…

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#ScienceSaturday: July 8, 2023

#ScienceSaturday: July 8, 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 Preferential transport of synaptic vesicles across neuronal branches is regulated by the levels of the anterograde motor UNC-104/KIF1A…

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#ScienceSaturday: July 1, 2023

#ScienceSaturday: July 1, 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 Modeling the motion of disease-associated KIF1A heterodimers This week we’re excited to share a pre-print* from the lab…

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The Year (and a Half) in Review: 2022

The Year (and a Half) in Review: 2022

What a year! As families, scientists, doctors and our friends around the world navigated the challenges of 2022, the KIF1A.ORG community worked together to reach new heights. As this community grows, so does our army of advocates and supporters. We are so excited to highlight our proudest achievements and what refuels and restores our drive…

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#ScienceSaturday: June 24, 2023

#ScienceSaturday: June 24, 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 Zn2+ decoration of microtubules arrests axonal transport and displaces tau, doublecortin, and MAP2C When I was learning to…

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#ScienceSaturday: June 17, 2023

#ScienceSaturday: June 17, 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 KIF1A neurodegenerative disease mutations modulate motor motility and force generation One challenge in researching KAND is that a…

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#ScienceSaturday: June 10, 2023

#ScienceSaturday: June 10, 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 A Sideroflexin/Connexin adaptor ties kinesin-3 to mitochondria in neurons If your grocery store was out of both apples…

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#ScienceSaturday: June 3, 2023

#ScienceSaturday: June 3, 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 and clinical features of pediatric-onset hereditary spastic paraplegia: a single-center study in Japan Hereditary Spastic Paraplegia (HSP)…

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#ScienceSaturday: May 27, 2023

#ScienceSaturday: May 27, 2023

#ScienceSaturday posts share exciting scientific developments and educational resources with the KAND community. Each week, Dr. Dominique Lessard and Dr. Dylan Verden of KIF1A.ORG summarize newly published KIF1A-related research and highlight progress in rare disease research and therapeutic development. Goodbye with Gratitude: Dr. Dominique Lessard It is with heavy hearts that this week we say…

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#ScienceSaturday: May 20, 2023

#ScienceSaturday: May 20, 2023

#ScienceSaturday posts share exciting scientific developments and educational resources with the KAND community. Each week, Dr. Dominique Lessard and Dr. Dylan Verden of KIF1A.ORG summarize newly published KIF1A-related research and highlight progress in rare disease research and therapeutic development. KIF1A-Related Research Optogenetic control of kinesins and dynein reveals their specific roles in vesicular transport KIF1A…

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