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Jain Foundation’s 2024 Dysferlin Conference Awards

The Jain Foundation Conference was a great success for us this year, with the team being awarded for their work in the field of dysferlinopathy.

June 20th, 2024

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FSHD North East & Cumbria Engagement Day

To celebrate World FSHD Day, Giorgio Tasca and the JWMDRC are thrilled to announce the FSHD Engagement Day, taking place in Newcastle in November.

June 20th, 2024

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New paper on the Paediatrics User Guide published

Our paper, describing the development of the Paediatrics User Guide (PUG), has been accepted for publication at Frontiers in Medicine.

June 6th, 2024

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The European Conference on Rare Disease & Orphan Products

The ECRD is a major conference in the European rare disease landscape on 15th & 16th May 2024.

April 22nd, 2024

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Rare Disease Research UK’s 1st Annual Conference

The first annual RDR UK conference took place in Newcastle, bringing together around 120 individuals with an interest in rare disease research.

April 19th, 2024

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New manuscript was published in Nature Genetics

Identification of the relevance of a candidate gene lead to our paper being published in Genetics Nature

March 5th, 2024

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Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinical and Scientific Conference

The MDA Clinical & Scientific Conference will take place from the 2nd to the 6th of March 2024 in Orlando, Florida, USA.

February 29th, 2024

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BMD Hub website launch!

On the 29th of February, in celebration of Rare Disease Day, the BMD Hub has been launched.

February 29th, 2024

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First VCP International Conference

Dr. Marianela Schiava and Prof. Jordi Díaz-Manera presented at the 1st VCP International Conference

February 29th, 2024

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New publication in Scientific Reports

Several members of the team have participated in a new publication in Scientific Reports.

February 29th, 2024

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