#ScienceSaturday: February 19, 2022

#ScienceSaturday: February 19, 2022

#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. From February 5 – April 16, 2022, a team of talented students from Columbia University’s M.A. in Biotechnology program is taking over the Rare Roundup section…

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#ScienceSaturday: February 12, 2022

#ScienceSaturday: February 12, 2022

#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. From February 5 – April 16, 2022, a team of talented students from Columbia University’s M.A. in Biotechnology program is taking over the Rare Roundup section…

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#ScienceSaturday: February 5, 2022

#ScienceSaturday: February 5, 2022

#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. From February 5 – April 16, 2022, a team of talented students from Columbia University’s M.A. in Biotechnology program is taking over the Rare Roundup section…

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CZI Awards KIF1A.ORG $150,000 and Another Year of Rare As One

CZI Awards KIF1A.ORG $150,000 and Another Year of Rare As One

Hello KIF1A.ORG Community, We’re starting Rare Disease Month with fantastic news! The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) awarded KIF1A.ORG an additional $150,000 in capacity-building funds and the critical opportunity to engage with the Rare As One Network for one more year! Thank you CZI for partnering with the KIF1A community by including us, investing in us,…

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January 2022 Highlights

January 2022 Highlights

Happy New Year! We are diving right into 2022 by announcing our newest member of the KIF1A.ORG team! Also, get to know one of our key partners within the KIF1A Research Network and keep up to date with the latest right here in January’s Monthly Momentum update.

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#ScienceSaturday: January 29, 2022

#ScienceSaturday: January 29, 2022

#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, Science Communication Volunteer Aileen Lam and Chief Science Officer Dr. Dominique Lessard. Send news suggestions to our team at impact@kif1a.org.

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Meet the 2021 KIF1A.ORG Mini Grant Recipients!

Meet the 2021 KIF1A.ORG Mini Grant Recipients!

Dear KIF1A.ORG Community, Small roadblocks should never halt therapeutic discovery. That’s why we created KIF1A.ORG’s Mini Grant initiative to support smaller direct project expenses that can accelerate our path to treatments for KIF1A Associated Neurological Disorder. In 2021, we awarded three mini grants for the following novel projects led by members of our Research Network. Learn…

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KIF1A.ORG Welcomes Dr. Dylan Verden to the Team

KIF1A.ORG Welcomes Dr. Dylan Verden to the Team

Dear KIF1A.ORG Community, Please help me extend a warm welcome to Dr. Dylan Verden, KIF1A.ORG’s new Research Engagement Director! Dr. Verden will be a driving force of KIF1A.ORG’s efforts to engage our diverse community of stakeholders—spanning from patients and caregivers to clinicians and scientists—who are working relentlessly to accelerate the path to treatments for KIF1A…

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#ScienceSaturday: January 22, 2022

#ScienceSaturday: January 22, 2022

#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, Science Communication Volunteer Aileen Lam and Chief Science Officer Dr. Dominique Lessard. Send news suggestions to our team at impact@kif1a.org.

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#ScienceSaturday: January 15, 2022

#ScienceSaturday: January 15, 2022

#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, Science Communication Volunteer Aileen Lam and Chief Science Officer Dr. Dominique Lessard. Send news suggestions to our team at impact@kif1a.org. KIF1A-Related Research Illustration of a rare case of…

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