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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 …

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Visit of the IRCI and the ARSACS project

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On June 11th, thanks to Manon Valiquette, Sonia Gobeil representing the Foundation had the pleasure of visiting the Institute for Research in Immunology and Cancer (IRCI) in Montreal and discovering extraordinary people who are very passionate about their work. Their ARSACS project consists in optimizing active molecules aimed at producing a reversal of the ARSACS phenotype in an In Vivo …

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Working together to achieve our common goals

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The acronym “ARSACS” enters the life of Susanna de Luca and Paolo Arrigoni when their young child was diagnosed with ARSACS. Paolo joined the Board of Directors of the Ataxia Charlevoix-Saguenay Foundation in 2018 and, after having participated in the international symposium on ARSACS in Montreal, concluded that a point of reference and support was necessary in Europe, especially since …

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Dr. Brais at the 6th International Meeting on Spastic Paraparesis and Ataxia

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Dr. Brais will be presenting “New insights on ARSACS lead to a search for candidate compounds“ at the 6th International Meeting on Spastic Paraparesis and Ataxia on September 20-21 2019 in Nice, France. The program includes plenary talks from leaders in the field of spinocerebellar diseases (dominant and recessive forms of cerebellar ataxias and spastic paraplegias) Interesting, right? Share with …