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ARSACS researchers published in the Journal of Physiology

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The research article of Dr. Anne McKinney and Dr. Alanna Watt entitled “Altered synaptic and firing properties of cerebellar Purkinje cells in a mouse model of ARSACS” has been published in the latest issue of the Journal of Physiology. See article Interesting, right? Share with your friends & followers / Intéressant, non? Partagez avec vos amis:

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“Above all, do not ever give up hope”- Brandi Brown

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“Become an advocate, become involved, share advice, tell your story so that other parents with children with neurodegenerative disorders can learn from it. Above all, do not ever give up hope”. Interview with Mrs Brandi Brown, mother of a daughter with ARSACS. Interesting, right? Share with your friends & followers / Intéressant, non? Partagez avec vos amis:

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Foundation funds an additional project

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The Foundation will fund Dr. Brais’ second research project for an amount of $80,000 in 2018-2019. The aims of the project “Integrated Validation Pipeline for Candidate Drugs for ARSACS” are to validate candidate compounds in neurons and to combine genomics and proteomics strategies to pinpoint pathways affected by candidate drugs. Interesting, right? Share with your friends & followers / Intéressant, …

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It’s easy to support ARSACS research even if you live outside Canada

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You live outside Canada and you wish to support research on ARSACS but you do not know how? It is easy. Just send by mail a cheque in your local currency to the Ataxia Charlevoix-Saguenay Foundation, 1000 Sherbrooke O, bureau 2100, Montreal QC H3A 3G4. Thank you for your support. Interesting, right? Share with your friends & followers / Intéressant, …

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$1M in funding, 16 researchers working on 12 projects with the goal of finding a treatment for ARSACS.

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16 researchers will share close to $1M in funding this year to pursue research on ARSACS. A total of 12 research projects have been selected by the Foundation for 2018-2019 with the goal of finding a treatment for ARSACS. The Foundation would like to thank all the researchers for their application and congratulations to the selected researchers. Description of the …

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ARSACS research project gets CIHR funding

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Good news! The ARSACS research project “A comprehensive study of the natural history of ARSACS: An essential step towards clinical trial readiness and evidence-based interventions​”. was selected by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)and gets funding for a total of $569,925 over a 4 year period. Congratulations to Dr. Cynthia Gagnon and the research team! Interesting, right? Share with …

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First study on speech and swallowing in ARSACS

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First in-depth study on the characteristics of speech and swallowing in ARSACS, highlighting the impact of these deficits for ARSACS. This research is conducted by Dr. Vogel and Dr. Synofzik from the Centre for Neurology and Hertie-Institute for Clinical Brain Research in Tübingen. This is the first part of the overall research project funded by the Foundation. The second part …

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Invitation to the 5th ARSACS Symposium

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Fifth International Symposium on ARSACS on October 31-November 1,2018 in Montreal. Special Invitation from Dr. Brais. Website Registration by October 1st. Interesting, right? Share with your friends & followers / Intéressant, non? Partagez avec vos amis: