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All About SYNE1 Ataxia

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am


During this webinar, an expert will join us to take a look at the causes and symptoms of SYNE1 Ataxia, the typical diagnostic journey for those affected, what to expect for clinical care, and an overview of current research into the disease.

SYNE1 Ataxia can be referred to as any one of the following:
  • Autosomal Recessive Spinocerebellar Ataxia-8 (SCAR8)
  • Autosomal Recessive Cerebellar Ataxia type 1 (ARCA1)
  • SYNE1 Related Autosomal Recessive Ataxia (SYNE1 Ataxia)
  • Autosomal Recessive Ataxia, Beauce type

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Speaker Information 

Nicolas Dupré, MD, MSc, FRCP(C), Neurologist
CHU de Québec – Université Laval

Dr. Dupré is a neurologist at the CHU de Québec-Laval University, a Full Professor in the Department of Medicine of the School of Medicine (Laval University), and the Director of the Neuromuscular and Neurogenetic Disease Clinic of the CHU de Québec – Université Laval.

Dr. Dupré completed his medical training at McGill University and his residency in neurology at Laval University. He completed his postdoctoral training at the Montreal Neurological Hospital and Institute and at Harvard University. In 2007, he discovered a gene (syne-1) implicated in a new form of hereditary ataxia that has since been highly recognized internationally. Dr. Dupré is now involved in several provincial, national, and international networks that contribute to the discovery of genes involved in neurological diseases. He has generated more than 100 original publications. Dr. Dupré’s remarkable achievements have earned him several awards, including the 2015 Quebec Society of Muscular Dystrophy Award – ALS component – related to his involvement in the Clinic for Neuromuscular and Neurogenetic Diseases.

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