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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:

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New articles published on ARSACS

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Some new articles have been published recently on ARSACS. See latest updated list of publications. Interesting, right? Share with your friends & followers / Intéressant, non? Partagez avec vos amis:

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Save the date November 7,2019

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Save the date Thursday November 7, 2019 for the Diner des Producteurs. A major fundraising event in order to continue ARSACS research and to develop a treatment. Interesting, right? Share with your friends & followers / Intéressant, non? Partagez avec vos amis:

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Invitation to ARSACS patients to join in these studies

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An international network of ARSACS centers is conducting a multi-center study to collect natural history data and biomarkers, essential data to initiate treatment for ARSACS. We encourage you in joining in these studies and thus supporting the preparation of future treatment trials. As an ARSACS patient, all you need to do is an outpatient visit at one of the participating …