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  Michelle Axford  

M.Sc candidate

  Email: michelle.axford@utoronto.ca  
  Research Interest/Responsibility  
  DNA replication on trinucleotide repeat instability  
Axford MM, Wang YH, Nakamori M, Zannis-Hadjopoulos M, Thornton CA, Pearson CE. Detection of Slipped-DNAs at the Trinucleotide Repeats of the Myotonic Dystrophy Type I Disease Locus in Patient Tissues PLoS Genetics 2013;9(12):e1003866.
Axford MM, Pearson CE Illuminating CNS and cognitive issues in myotonic dystrophy: Workshop report. Neuromuscular Disorders 2013 Apr;23(4):370-4.
Axford MM, López-Castel A, Nakamori M, Thornton CA, Pearson CE. Replacement of the myotonic dystrophy type 1 CTG repeat with \'non-CTG repeat\' insertions in specific tissues. Journal of Medical Genetics. 2011 Jul;48(7):438-43.
Eyries M, Coulet F, Girerd B, Montani D, Humbert M, Lacombe P, Chinet T, Gouya L, Roume J, Axford M, Pearson C, Soubrier F. ACVRL1 germinal mosaic with two mutant alleles in hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia associated with pulmonary arterial hypertension. Clinical Genetics. 2011 Jun 8. doi: 10.1111/j.1399-0004.2011.01727.x.
Libby RT, Hagerman KA, Pineda VV, Lau R, Cho DH, Baccam SL, Axford MM, Cleary JD, Moore JM, Sopher BL, Tapscott SJ, Filippova GN, Pearson CE, La Spada CTCF cis-regulates trinucleotide repeat instability in an epigenetic manner: a novel basis for mutation hot spot determination. PLoS Genetics. 2008 November; 4(11):e1000257.
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