Iqra Mumal, MSc,  —

Iqra holds a MSc in Cellular and Molecular Medicine from the University of Ottawa in Ottawa, Canada. She also holds a BSc in Life Sciences from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada. Currently, she is completing a PhD in Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology from the University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada. Her research has ranged from across various disease areas including Alzheimer’s disease, myelodysplastic syndrome, bleeding disorders and rare pediatric brain tumors.

Articles by Iqra Mumal

Problems in IL-6 Pathway Linked to Severe Symptoms of Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy in Study

Aberrant signaling in the IL-6 pathway, which is involved in muscle cell maturation, contributes to the severe symptoms seen in congenital myotonic dystrophy (CDM) patients, researchers in Japan report. The study, “Aberrant Myokine Signaling in Congenital Myotonic Dystrophy” published in the journal Cell Reports, also suggests that treatments aimed at regulating…