two international studies to identify biomarkers,
essential data to initiate treatment for ARSACS
are currently funded
by the Foundation
in Canada and abroad
A new version of the ARSACS reference article in the GeneReviews is now available.
The Ataxia Charlevoix-Saguenay Foundation participates in the European Joint Programme on Rare Diseases
The Foundation is proud to announce that it will continue to work with the Canadian Institutes of Health Research and the European Union as part of the European Joint Programme on Rare Diseases 2020. The Foundation will fund $225,000 over a 3-year period for projects on Ataxia Charlevoix-Saguenay. The Canadian investment will be used to fund the participation of Canadian researchers in multinational research consortia in areas such as rare diseases.
A great success ! $1.4 million net raised for research for Ataxia of Charlevoix-Saguenay at the 13th edition of the Diner des Producteurs . 357 guests attended the annual fundraising event held in Montreal on November 7, 2019. “On behalf of the persons affected with ARSACS and their families, I thank you for your great collective contribution” Jean Groleau, co-founder and president of the Ataxia Charlevoix-Saguenay Foundation. Press Release
The Ataxia Charlevoix-Saguenay Foundation is pleased to announce that it will finance Dr. Walid Houry ‘s ARSACS research project “Towards the Structural Determination of Sascsin” for a 2 year period. Dr. Houry is from the University of Toronto.
The Ataxia Charlevoix-Saguenay Foundation has received several innovative research proposals again this year. The Foundation would like to thank the applicants for their interest in the Ataxia Charlevoix-Saguenay and for the high quality of their submissions.
8 major projects will be funded for 2019-2020 with the goal of developing a treatment for the Ataxia Charlevoix-Saguenay.
If you or a family member has received an ARSACS diagnostic, you are invited to register. It is easy and simple.
The registry is available in 4 languages English, French Spanish and in Italian. This is a way for you to support the cause.