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All About Spastic Paraplegia Type 7

August 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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During this webinar, an expert will join us to take a look at the causes and symptoms of Spastic Paraplegia Type 7, the typical diagnostic journey for those affected, what to expect for clinical care, and an overview of current research into the disease.

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Speaker Information

Gerald Pfeffer, MD, PhD
University of Calgary

Dr. Pfeffer is a clinician-scientist in the Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Hotchkiss Brain Institute. He completed medical school at McGill University, neurology residency at University of British Columbia, and PhD training at Newcastle University in the United Kingdom.

His research focuses on gene discovery in hereditary neuromuscular diseases, and the mechanistic processes which cause disease pathology. This work primarily involves basic science techniques to identify novel single gene disorders. The research program also integrates clinical research by studying genotype-phenotype relationships, and findings from paraclinical investigations.

 

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Date:
August 19
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Cost:
FREE
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_WN6g0EKxQ8KSCxBSVRBw9g

Venue

Zoom Webinar