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International Rare Disease Day : February 28th

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The first international Rare Disease Day was celebrated in 2008 on February 29th, a rare date which occurs only every 4 years. Since then, the international Rare Disease Day has been held every year on the last day of February. This year, several online activities will be held to raise public awareness of rare diseases. More than 300 million people …

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Invitation to a free online presentation with Dr. Hébert on Thursday January 21, 2021

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Invitation to individuals affected with ARSACS, their caregivers and health professionals to a free online presentation on Thursday January 21, 2021, 1:30pm-2:30pm “Abnormal muscle co-contraction in the lower limbs: a factor limiting the mobility of patients with Autosomal Recessive Spastic Ataxia of Charlevoix-Saguenay (ARSACS)”. The research results and avenues for intervention will be presented by Dr. Hébert and Olivier Audet. …

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ARSACS case in Iran

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Individuals affected by ARSACS can be found all around the world. Recently, an ARSACS case had been reported in Iran. Article published by Frontiers in Genetics in December 2020.