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Summary of 2016 BPAN Research Meeting

A summary of the 2016 BPAN Research Meeting in Portland is now up on our website! Check it out to learn about what we did, see lots of pictures of the wonderful children and families who attended and read the research updates we shared at the symposium. We can’t say thank you enough to everyone […]

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Announcement: 2016 BPAN Research Meeting!

Our team is excited to announce that we will be hosting a BPAN research meeting in Portland, Oregon from June 24th-26th! We are thrilled to welcome you to our hometown and have planned a variety of activities including research activities, social events, a mini-symposium, and individual appointments with Dr. Hayflick and Dr. Hogarth. For more […]

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Ask Jeff: The Mouse Expert Replies

You may recall that back in September we asked if anyone had questions about the PKAN knock-in mice for our resident mouse wrangler, Jeff. We had one curious dad who submitted some very interesting questions (and a few amusing ones that gave our team a good laugh). So without further ado, here are some answers: […]

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Our PKAN mice have news to share

This has been an exciting month for our mice! In September, a new litter who we have been eagerly anticipating was born in the Hayflick lab. As you may recall from one of the past NBIA Disorders Association newsletters, the Hayflick lab is developing a new mouse model for NBIA. This mouse has been genetically […]

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