The Ataxia Charlevoix-Saguenay Foundation
Who We Are
What We Do
The Ataxia Charlevoix-Saguenay Foundation is a charitable organisation supported entirely by private donations. Different events are organised during the year by families, friends and community groups to raise funds to support research on ARSACS..
Assemble a great team
Since its creation, the Foundation has been successful in assembling a great team at all levels of the organisation (board, advisors, researchers, contributors and partners). The researchers are well respected in their field and have an international reputation for excellence..
Spend on research
The main research objective of the Ataxia Charlevoix-Saguenay Foundation is to develop a treatment for ARSACS. Several research projects on ARSACS are currently funded by the Foundation in Canada and abroad. Over 98% of the funds raised are allocated to research.
The main research objective of the Ataxia Charlevoix-Saguenay Foundation is to develop a treatment for ARSACS.
The first therapeutic tests on transgenic ARSACS mice conducted in the Spring 2013 were very positive. For a short study, the tests demonstrated some beneficial effect on the physical performance of the mice. Discussions are underway to determine the next step.