IScience has published an Article on ARSACS in February 2021. Dr. Mohan Babu, supported by the ARSACS Foundation, is one of the researchers who contributed to the research.
A virtual meeting of the Foundation’s Board of Directors will be held on Thursday March 18, 2021.
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 …
As part of the Rare Diseases Day (February 25) organized by GRIMM, Dr. Olivier Audet will present his research findings on muscle co-contractions in ARSACS patients. Infographie (in French only).
In case you missed it, this is a opportunity to view the virtual conference held on January 21 by Dr. Luc Hébert and Olivier Audet on the abnormal muscles co-contraction in ARSACS patients and possible avenues for interventions. Virtual conference. ( Text of presentation in French only)
Thank you to the donors who celebrated Maryse’s birthday by supporting ARSACS research!
There is still an opportunity to complete the PROSPAX survey. The deadline has been extended to Sunday January 31, 2021. So please take five minutes of your time to have your voice heard and be well represented in the research. Thank you very much if you have already completed the survey. It is very appreciated!
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. …
“The importance of balancing Sacsin protein levels in ARSACS” – the article written by Dr. Ambika Tewari and edited by Larissa Nitschke was published in SCA Source.
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.