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ARSACS article published in the Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology journal

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Dr. Slaven Erceg’s article “Investigating ARSACS: models for understanding cerebellar degeneration” has been published in the Neuropathology and Applied Neurobiology journal last January. Dr. Erceg is at the Stem Cells Therapies in Neurodegenerative Diseases Lab, Research Center “Principe Felipe”, Valencia, Spain. Interesting, right? Share with your friends & followers / Intéressant, non? Partagez avec vos amis:

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Preventive interventions and pratical tips for ARSACS patients

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Dre Cynthia Gagnon presents some preventive interventions and pratical tips that could be helpful if you are affected by ARSACS. This is a general overview and you should discuss with your neurologist or medical team to ensure that some of the recommendations are applicable to you. Interesting, right? Share with your friends & followers / Intéressant, non? Partagez avec vos …

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Dr. Nethsisinghe’ research project using skin cells

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As part of the video serie of ARSACS research projects, Dr. Suran Nethsisinghe from UCL Queen Square Institute of Neurology in London provides a short overview of his research project using skin cells. Interesting, right? Share with your friends & followers / Intéressant, non? Partagez avec vos amis:

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Invitation to a conference on ARSACS research progress

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You are invited to a conference on ARSACS research done in the Saguenay/Lac St-Jean region. The conference will take place on February 28, coincident with the International Rare Disease Day, at the salle polyvalente of the library in Jonquière, Quebec. Dr. Cynthia Gagnon will present the results of the research and their potential contributions for future therapeutic trials. You are …

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Interested in doing research on ARSACS ?

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This is a special invitation to submit your research proposal. Each year, the Foundation offers annual research fellowships that will advance the understanding of the disease and lead to a treatment. A maximum of $100,000 for a period of one year with possibility of renewal for a second year. An application for a specific project could include several labs in …

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Dr. Gagnon’s research focusing on the progression of ARSACS.

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Dr. Cynthia Gagnon’s research project is focusing on the progression of the disease which is a key asset when planning a clinical trial. As well, her team is defining the best ways to assess ARSACS impairments and developing clinical practice guidelines for physicians and health professionals. Project overview. Interesting, right? Share with your friends & followers / Intéressant, non? Partagez …

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Assessment of a treatment based on input from ARSACS patients

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When new treatments are tested, it is important for researchers to have some measurement tools to evaluate their effects according to the perception of the patients affected. Among these tools, there are questionnaires that measure the impact of treatment according to the input of the patients. Ms. Marjolaine Tremblay is currently developing such a questionnaire. Ms. Tremblay’s project is funded …

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ARSACS research in Dr. Brais’ laboratory

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Dr. Brais provides a description of the ARSACS research conducted in his laboratory and the important collaboration between all the ARSACS researchers. Interesting, right? Share with your friends & followers / Intéressant, non? Partagez avec vos amis:

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Dr. Ramy Malty’s presentation

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As part of the series of ARSACS research project presentations, Dr. Ramy Malty who is working with Dr. Mohan Babu from the University of Regina provides a description of their project and the use of a genome wide screening method for genetic interactions. Interesting, right? Share with your friends & followers / Intéressant, non? Partagez avec vos amis: