From the current newsletter from UK syringomyelia researcher Clare Rusbridge. Anyone attending one of the breed shows and wanting to learn more will get a real state of current knowledge lecture from Clare:
The newsletter is in a folder in the files on the Chiari list (email group for owners of SM-affected dogs). It has lots of detail on where the DNA study currently stands. You can join and view the files here (you don't need to get the emails; you can simply visit the info files and view the message archive):Notes in the Diary Ã¢â‚¬â€œ upcoming lectures by Clare Rusbridge
ACKCSC National Specialty in Lancaster, Pennsylvania May 5th 2005
National Meeting/Show of the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club USA May 12th
Canadian Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Club, Ontario, May 29th 2005
American College Veterinary Internal Medicine; Neurology Forum, Baltimore,
Maryland, 3rd June 2005 (veterinary surgeons only)
Clare has also OK'd putting up the newsletter here, which I'll do at some point or else will place in a folder link.