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

Patterns of Muscle Weakness in MG Patients Tend to Shift, Study Finds

People with myasthenia gravis suffer from diverse patterns of muscle weakness, which tend to shift frequently throughout the disease’s course, a new study shows. The study, “Heterogeneity and Shifts in Distribution of Muscle Weakness in Myasthenia Gravis,” was published in the journal Neuromuscular Disorders. Myasthenia gravis (MG) is…

Patients with FSHD Can Develop Myasthenia Gravis, Report Indicates

Patients with facioscapulohumeral dystrophy (FSHD) — a type of muscular dystrophy — can develop myasthenia gravis, possibly because of underlying immune dysfunction. A letter to the editor describing the case, titled “A case of facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy and myasthenia gravis with positivity of anti-Ach receptor antibody: a fortuitous association?” was published…