A New Type of Bookworm: Bringing Patient Perspectives into the Classroom

A New Type of Bookworm: Bringing Patient Perspectives into the Classroom

What do worms, a classroom full of students, and members of the KAND family community have in common? A lot more than you’d think! In this blog post, KIF1A.ORG Chief Science Officer Dr. Dominique Lessard describes a unique cross disciplinary experience with multiple scientific stakeholders in the rare disease space, all focused around our holistic…

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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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#ScienceSaturday: May 13, 2023

#ScienceSaturday: May 13, 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.

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#ScienceSaturday: May 6, 2023

#ScienceSaturday: May 6, 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.

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#ScienceSaturday: April 29, 2023

#ScienceSaturday: April 29, 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.

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April 2023 Highlights

April 2023 Highlights

KIF1A.ORG has a lot to share this month including the 2023 KAND Family & Scientific Engagement Conference registration and hotel room links! Let’s get started!

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#ScienceSaturday: April 22, 2023

#ScienceSaturday: April 22, 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.

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#ScienceSaturday: April 15, 2023

#ScienceSaturday: April 15, 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.

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#ScienceSaturday: April 8, 2023

#ScienceSaturday: April 8, 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.

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Research Roundtable Community Summary: March 30, 2023

Research Roundtable Community Summary: March 30, 2023

KIF1A.ORG’s 22nd Research Roundtable meeting, “High-resolution structures of microtubule-bound KIF1A and its pathogenic variant P305L” was presented by Dr. Henando Sosa from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Let’s learn more about why understanding KIF1A structure is so important, and how it can inform new therapeutics.

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