Sam's Story | MDNSW

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In 2018, Samantha Bryen was awarded the Sue Connor Scholarship by Muscular Dystrophy NSW (MDNSW).

In 2018, MDNSW awarded the Sue Connor Scholarship, a full-time postgraduate scholarship to qualified candidate Samantha Bryen for her research project: “Translating splicing variants into clinical genomics for patients with rare neuromuscular disorders.” Samantha commenced her scholarship in July 2018 and completed it in September 2021.

Sam told MDNSW's about her work over the past three years and the incredible outcomes she was able to achieve in regard to obtaining a diagnosis for people living with rare neuromuscular conditions and their families.

You can read Sam's story here.

Sam has also spoken about her work at MDNSW’s Neuromuscular Information and Research Days, you can see her talks below:

2019 – Taking control of splicing: New therapies for Neuromuscular Disorders
2018 – Making sense of splice variants in Neuromuscular Disorders