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“European Research Projects on Rare Diseases” Joint Transnational Call

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On behalf of the CIHR Institute of Genetics, we are pleased to announce our planned participation in the 2015 “European Research Projects on Rare Diseases” Joint Transnational Call anticipated to be launched later this year by the ERA-NET. We are also pleased to be working with Genome Canada, Fonds de recherche du Québec – Santé and our Voluntary Health Organization …

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Genzyme to collaborate on ARSACS research project

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Representatives from the Foundation and from Genzyme, a medical biotech company with a focus on rare diseases, have agreed on April 17, 2014 in Montreal to collaborate on the ARSACS research project. Genzyme is a subsidiary of the French multinational pharmaceutical company Sanofi. (l to r) Dr Peter McPherson, Dr Kalle Gehring, Dr Bernard Brais, Jean Groleau, Dr Lamya Shihaubuddin …

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Project selected for competition conducted by Genome Canada and Canadian Institutes of Health Research Canada

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The Ataxia Charlevoix-Saguenay Foundation is pleased to announce that the project led by Dr. Kym Boycott, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and University of Ottawa, has been selected in the context of the competition conducted by Genome Canada and Canadian Institutes of Health Research Canada . The Foundation is part of that project by having partnered with Dr. Kym Boycott …

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Partnership with CIHR Institue of Genetics

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The Ataxia of Charlevoix-Saguenay Foundation is pleased to announce a partnership with the CIHR Institute of Genetics and its’ participation to the 2014 “Development of Innovative Therapeutic Approaches for Rare Diseases” Joint Transnational Call. Following is the related announcement made by the CIHR Institute of Genetics CIHR Institute of Genetics announcement – Innovative Therapeutic Approaches for Rare Diseases On behalf …

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Large -scale Applied Research 2012 Competition

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As part of the ” Large -scale Applied Research 2012 Competition” launched by Genome Canada, the Foundation of Ataxia Charlevoix-Saguenay will provide financial support to the project of Dr. Kym Boycott of the University of Ottawa which is competing for grant funding under this competition. Dr. Boycott’s project entitled “Enhanced RARE CARE for Genetic Diseases in Canada” includes a component …

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Swiss delegation in Montreal in May 2012

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As part of the partnership between the Ataxia Charlevoix-Saguenay Foundation, the Brain@mcgill project and the Zurich Neuroscience Center, Mr. Mauro Dell’Ambrogio, Swiss Secretary of State for Education and Research, Mr Mauro Moruzzi, Head of International Affairs for the Swiss Secretary of State and Ambassador Ulrich Lehner, Ambassador of Switzerland to Canada and the Bahamas, paid a high-profile visit to Montreal …

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Meeting with Swiss Research Group

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As part of the partnership with McGill University, an important meeting was held on September 19 in Montreal with representatives of the Zurich Neuroscience Centre. This first meeting was to promote the ARSACS project to researchers and to identify potential collaborators to the project. Furthermore, the meeting provided a great opportunity to discuss the latest technological tools currently available or …