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

Mutation in TSC2 Gene Linked to Low FMRP Protein Levels in Early Study

A mutation in the TSC2 gene leads to lower-than-usual levels of the fragile X mental retardation protein (FMRP) and its nerve cell targets, and might be of relevance to autism spectrum-related genetic disorders like fragile X, researchers report. Their study, “Purkinje cells derived from TSC patients display hypoexcitability and synaptic…