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Summary of an article on ARSACS by Dr. Maltecca

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Dr. Francesca Maltecca has submitted a paper for publication entitled “Sacsin cotranslational degradation explains lack of genotype-phenotype correlation in autosomal recessive spastic ataxia of Charlevoix-Saguenay“, a project that was co-financed by the foundation few years ago.

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Save the date: November 4th, 2021

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Save November 4th, 2021 for the 6th International ARSACS Symposium. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Jeremy Schmahmann from the Massachusetts General Hospital. Half-day virtual conferences, free registration, opened to all. Details to come.

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Krogan Lab from UCSF to conduct ARSACS research

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The Foundation is funding an additional research project: “Discovery of new targets for therapeutic interventions in ARSACS disease” with Dr. Nevan Krogan, University of California San Francisco (UCSF). The one year project is funded in partnership with the UCSF Foundation, Krogan Lab in Honor of Allison Trainor. “To rapidly identify new protein targets for therapeutic interventions for ARSACS disease, we …

“Discovery of new targets for therapeutic interventions in ARSACS disease”- Dr. Nevan Krogan

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Video describing Dr.Nevan Krogan’s project “Discovery of new targets for therapeutic interventions in ARSACS disease” “The development of novel treatments, through the discovery of new drugs or the repurposing of FDA-approved drugs and INDs, requires a detailed understanding of the biology of disorders. Protein complexes and networks work together to ensure healthy cell physiology and are altered in disease. Uncovering …

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A new member on the Board of Directors – Mrs. Betsy Trainor

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The Ataxia Charlevoix-Saguenay Foundation is very pleased to announce that Mrs. Betsy Trainor has joined its Board of Directors. Mrs Trainor is a corporate attorney working for Fibertek, a high-tech company in the U.S. Furthermore, she is an author who has published several children’ books. She lives outside Washington D.C. With extensive experience in different fields, Mrs. Trainor is a …

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You are not alone …. ARSACS patients all around the world

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Have you ever wondered where ARSACS can be found? Even though associated initially with a region in Quebec, ARSACS can be found around the world. Based on the number of patients registered in the International ARSACS Patient Registry, we have created that cool ARSACS MAP providing interesting statistics. “Historical cohort ” is defined as the number of ARSACS cases that …