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Duchenne Foundation’s Melbourne Symposium 2014

The Duchenne Foundation’s Melbourne Symposium was held on the 29th March in Melbourne, coinciding with the ANN Annual Meeting. Audio files of the Symposium’s presentations may be of interest to ANN Members and can be accessed on the Duchenne Foundation website via the link: http://goo.gl/50JB0r    

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Study of early signs of breathing problems during sleep in DMD

Currently there are no accurate predictors of the need for a sleep study in children with DMD. Symptoms of breathing problems in DMD are slow to develop, and often are not noticed by the individual. Once symptoms of waking with a headache or being sleep during the day are reported, a sleep study often finds […]

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The 1000 Norms Project is up and running!

The 1000 Norms Project is underway and causing a buzz in popular media. Researchers from the University of Sydney’s Faculty of Health Sciences will build a human database to scientifically measure and classify what is ‘normal’ across the population. The landmark project will catalogue human variation among healthy Australians between the ages three to 100-years-old […]

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Call for patients with a syndrome of cerebellar ataxia with prominent motor and sensory neuropathy and chronic cough

Search for more families: potential new disease gene identified. We are conducting genetic analyses on the following family with a Syndrome of cerebellar ataxia with prominent motor and sensory neuropathy and chronic cough, and are searching for any similar families to help confirm our research findings. Do you know of a patient or family with […]

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