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ARSACS Foundation participates in the PROSPAX project

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The Foundation is one of the 3 patient advocacy organisations participating in the integrated multimodal progression chart in spastic ataxias project (PROSPAX). Also, Dr. Brais and Dre. Gagnon, ARSACS leader researchers , will be part of this project. The consortium composed of all major European ataxia and spastic paraplegia centers was created to increase the sizes of two disease-specific cohorts …

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A great success ! $1.4 Million raised to continue research on Ataxia of Charlevoix-Saguenay

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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 …

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ARSACS Donation On Line now available

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Now you have the option of doing your ARSACS donation on line. An easy, simple and secure way to support the ARSACS research. Help us finding a treatment, Donate. Interesting, right? Share with your friends & followers / Intéressant, non? Partagez avec vos amis:

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Funding Dr. Schwarz’s ARSACS research project

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“Is SARM1 a therapeutic target for ARSACS?” another research project funded by the Foundation this year. Dr. Thomas Schwarz is at the Dept of Neurobiology at the Harvard Medical School in Boston. Interesting, right? Share with your friends & followers / Intéressant, non? Partagez avec vos amis:

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Another ARSACS research project financed by the Foundation

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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. Interesting, right? Share with your friends & followers / Intéressant, non? Partagez avec vos amis:

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ARSACS ODV raising funds for ARSACS research

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On the occasion of World Ataxia Day on  September 25, the ARSACS Organizzatione Di VoLontariato (ARSACS ODV) launched a fundraising campaign in Europe to help finance ARSACS research projects.   The organisation of volunteers, created in December 2018 in Milan, works very closely with the Foundation. Thank you for your support. Interesting, right? Share with your friends & followers / …

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Eight major innovative research projects funded for 2019-2020

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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. Interesting, right? Share with your …

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Note to researchers and pharmaceutical companies – Both models of ARSACS transgenic mice now available at the Jackson Laboratory.

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Both ARSACS transgenic mouse models, the Sacs Knock Out mouse (# 033221) and the Sacs Knock In R272C mouse (# 033385), are now available for sell on the Jackson Laboratory website www.jax.org. Thanks to the financial support of the Ataxia Charlevoix-Saguenay Foundation, the mice generated and characterized by the ARSACS researcher team demonstrate similarities to the disease found in humans …