CALL FOR APPLICATIONS:

Ataxia Canada: position posted on December 17, 2018. Closing date: Friday, December 28, 2018 at 4 pm Ataxia Canada – Claude St-Jean Foundation is looking for an intern – project manager Our foundation wishes to support the young talents of our organization in their quest for gainful employment. We therefore...

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Friedreich’s Ataxia News present a study from University of Bristol in the United Kingdom about a cytokines therapy that could potentially decrease the symptoms of Friedreich’s ataxia (February 2017)

Resume from the Friedreich’s Ataxia News article, Specific Cytokines Therapy Protected Neurons in Humanized Mouse Study “A cocktail of clinically approved cytokines for other diseases shows promising neuro-protective effects in a Friedreich’s ataxia (FA) humanized mouse model. The study, “Cytokine therapy-mediated neuroprotection in a Friedreich’s ataxia mouse model” was published...

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Friedreich’s Ataxia News present a new study on a vibration device that could help movement coordination for ataxic persons

Resume from the Friedreich’s Ataxia News article, Vibration Device, Equistasi, Seen to Aid Movement in Ataxia Patients in Small Study  “The study, “A Wearable Proprioceptive Stabilizer For Rehabilitation Of Limb And Gait Ataxia In Hereditary Cerebellar Ataxias: A Pilot Open-Labeled Study,” was published in the journal Neurological Sciences. Equistasi is...

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Friedreich’s Ataxia News present a new study on the impacts of cerebellar atrophy on other brain structures

Resume from the Friedreich’s Ataxia News article, Structural Changes May Serve as Biomarker for Ataxia, Study Finds   “Researchers at Italy’s IRCCS Santa Lucia Foundation have found that cerebellar atrophy can affect brain structures related to emotions, thinking and memory, which may in part explain ataxia symptoms. Their results suggest that...

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